Mountain State of the W U.S.: admitted, 1890; 97,100 sq mi (251,489 sq km); pop. 494,000; cap. Cheyenne: abbrev. WY or Wyo
city in SW Mich.: suburb of Grand Rapids: pop. 69,000
after Wyoming Valley
See Wyoming in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Abbr. WY or Wyo. A state of the western United States. It was admitted as the 44th state in 1890. Acquired by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803), Wyoming became a ranching center after the Union Pacific Railroad was established (1868). Cheyenne is the capital and the largest city. Population: 523,000.
A city of west-central Michigan, a manufacturing suburb of Grand Rapids. Population: 70,200.