The state flag of Indiana.
Origin of IndianaModern Latin “land of the Indians”
Abbr. IN or Ind.
- In′di·an′an, In′di·an′i·an
- A state of the United States of America Capital and largest city: Indianapolis.
From English "Indiana Territory," dating from 1800, noting the territory's large Native American population (of which there are less than 8,000 today).