The state of Oklahoma on a map.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: from Choctaw okla, people plush homma, red
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Abbr. OK or Okla.
- Oˌkla·hoˈman adjective & n.
Oklahoma - Cultural Definition
A musical comedy by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It began a new era of sophistication in musical comedy and was the first of several very successful Rodgers and Hammerstein shows. “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning,” “Oklahoma,” and “People Will Say We're in Love” are songs from Oklahoma!