Hoosier

Hoosier
  a.,n. (native) of Indiana.

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  • Hoosier — (pronEng|ˈhuːʒɚ) is the official demonym for a resident of the U.S. State of Indiana. Although residents of most U.S. states typically adopt a derivative of the state name, e.g., Indianan or Indianian , natives of Indiana prefer to avoid these… …   Wikipedia

  • Hoosier — steht für Hoosier (Reifen), eine Autoreifenmarke Hoosier (Eigenbezeichnung), eine Bezeichnung für die Bewohner des US Bundesstaates Indiana Hoosier (Indiana), eine Stadt in Indiana Hoosier Pass, ein Pass in den Rocky Mountains im Bundesstaat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hoosier — native or resident of Indiana, by c.1830, Amer.Eng., of unknown origin; fanciful explanations were printed in 1830s newspapers. Said to have been first printed Jan. 1, 1833, in the Indianapolis Journal, in a poem, The Hoosiers Nest, by John… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hoosier — Hoo sier, n. A nickname given to an inhabitant of the State of Indiana. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoosier — ☆ Hoosier [ho͞o′zhər ] n. [prob. < dial. (Cumberland) hoozer, something big] Informal a person born or living in Indiana …   English World dictionary

  • Hoosier — noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of English dialect hoozer anything large of its kind Date: 1826 a native or resident of Indiana used as a nickname • Hoosier adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hoosier Park — is a thoroughbred and standardbred racetrack located in Anderson, Indiana.HistoryIn 1992, Churchill Downs Incorporated announced plans to open a racetrack in Anderson, Indiana. Disputes involving Indiana racing authorities and a small interest in …   Wikipedia

  • Hoosier Lottery — Hoosier Lotto logo The Hoosier Lottery is run by the government of Indiana. It is the only US lottery that uses the state s nickname, rather than the state name itself, as its name. It is a member of the Multi State Lottery Association (MUSL).… …   Wikipedia

  • Hoosier Hysteria — is the state of excitement surrounding the Indiana high school basketball tournament. In part, the excitement stemmed from the inclusion of all Indiana high schools in the same tournament, where a small town s David might knock off a large city s …   Wikipedia

  • Hoosier Hill — País   …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hoosier Hurricane — Standort Indiana Beach (Monticello, Indiana, USA) Typ Holz – sitzend Kategorie Hybrid (Stahlstruktur) Antriebsart Kettenlifthill Designe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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