Sooner meaning

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A person who settled homestead land in the western United States before it was officially made available, in order to have first choice of location.
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A person occupying homestead land, as formerly in the W U.S., before the authorized time for doing so, thus gaining an unfair advantage in choice of location.
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(informal) A person born or living in Oklahoma.
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Comparative form of soon: more soon.
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Comparative form of soon: more soon.
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(informal) A native or resident of the American state of Oklahoma; a sports competitor representing the University of Oklahoma.
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(historical) One who crossed into Indian territory before the official opening of settlement, in order to obtain land sooner.
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A native or resident of Oklahoma.
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Origin of sooner

  • From soon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition