A state of the north-central United States. It was admitted as the 19th state in 1816. The area was controlled by France until 1763 and by Great Britain until 1783. The Indiana Territory was formed in 1800. Indianapolis is the capital and the largest city.
Midwestern state of the U.S.: admitted 1816; 35,867 sq mi (92,895 sq km); cap. Indianapolis.
A state of the United States of America Capital and largest city: Indianapolis.
Origin of indiana
From English "Indiana Territory," dating from 1800, noting the territory's large Native American population (of which there are less than 8,000 today).
Indiana Sentence Examples
Cynthia's widowed mother was a librarian in a small Indiana town.
When the Indiana visited Halifax, we were invited to go on board, and she sent her own launch for us.
I don't remember being born, but I mean, I grew up in Indiana and moved to Atlanta for college and stayed after I graduated.
The Indiana was the largest and finest ship in the Harbor, and we felt very proud of her.
The measure soon met with strong opposition in the northern states, and Personal Liberty Laws were passed to hamper officials in the execution of the law; Indiana in 1824 and Connecticut in 1828 providing jury trial for fugitives who appealed from an original decision against them.