Iowa


Iowa
Iowa organized as a U.S. territory 1838; admitted as a state 1846, ultimately from the name of the native people, of the Chiwere branch of the Aiouan family; said to be from Dakota ayuxba "sleepy ones."

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  • Iowa — (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iowa — • One of the North Central States of the American Union, and is about midway between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Iowa     Iowa      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • IOWA — IOWA, state in midwestern U.S. In 2005 Iowa had a Jewish population of 6,100 out of a total of 2,944,000. The largest Jewish community was in Des Moines (3,500), the state capital, where there were four synagogues – Orthodox, Conservative, Reform …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Iowa 80 — is the world s largest truck stop, located along Interstate 80 off exit 284 in Walcott, Iowa. Set on a convert|220|acre|km2|sing=on plot of land (four times larger than an average truckstop and 2.5 times larger than Disneyland) 75 acres of which… …   Wikipedia

  • Iowa — es el uno de los estados de Estados Unidos. Es el estado número 29º se incorporó a la unión el 28 de diciembre de 1846. El nombre oficial es el de Estado de Iowa y su abrevación en código postal es IA. El nombre de Iowa lo coge de la tribu Iowa * …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Iōwa — (spr. Eiouwe), 1) (I. River), Fluß im Staate gleiches Namens (Nordamerika), entspringt in der Grafschaft Hancock: fließt südöstlich durch die Grafschaft Johnson u. fällt in den Mississippi. 2) (State of I., officielle Abkürzung Io.), einer der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Iowa — Iowa1 [ī′ə wə, ī′əwā΄] n. 1. pl. Iowa or Iowas a member of a North American Indian people previously living in Iowa and Missouri and now living in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma 2. the Siouan language of this people, closely related to Missouri… …   English World dictionary

  • Iowa — (spr. āiowa, abgekürzt Ia. oder Io.), Staat der nordamerikan. Union, erstreckt sich mit 145,099 qkm Fläche zwischen 40°20 –43°30 nördl. Br. und 90°12 –96°38 westl. L. (s. die Karte »Vereinigte Staaten«) vom obern Mississippi westwärts bis zum… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Iowa — état du centre des È. U.; 145 790 km2; 2 777 000 hab.; cap. Des Moines. Drainée par les affl. du Mississippi à l E. (Iowa, Des Moines) et du Missouri à l O., cette rég. de plaine fait partie du Corn Belt. Territoire auton. (1838) après avoir été… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Iowa — Iowa, LA U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 2663 Housing Units (2000): 1041 Land area (2000): 3.085415 sq. miles (7.991188 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.022466 sq. miles (0.058186 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.107881 sq. miles (8.049374 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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