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Definition of the noun south dakota

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  1. a state in north central United States


South Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux Native American tribes. South Dakota is the 17th most extensive, but the 5th least populous and the 5th least densely populated of the 50 United States. Once the southern portion of the Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889, simultaneously with North Dakota. Pierre is the state capital and Sioux Falls, with a population of about 159,000, is South Dakota's largest city.


  1. "South Dakota" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  2. "South Dakota" is a composition.


"South Dakota" is a book by Robert I. Vexler.


South Dakota is an author.

  • written works: "Laws of South Dakota relating to public utilities", "The compiled school laws of South Dakota", "South Dakota Criminal and Traffic Law Manual", "Water laws of state of South Dakota", "The school laws of South Dakota", "Constitution of the State of South Dakota"

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Google previewPolitical Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008)

by Donald P. Haider-Markel

South Dakota was born from a long-contentious relationship with the federal government over its statehood.The state constitution was first written in 1883 and approved in Sioux Falls in 1885; identical documents were submitted at the ...

Google previewDictionary of American Penology (1996)

by Vergil L. Williams


Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

South Dakota is bounded on the N. by the seventh standard parallel (45° 57 ' N.) which separates it from North Dakota;

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ; New Maps and Many Original American Articles by Eminent Authors ; with New American Supplement

South Dakota is bounded on the N. by the seventh standard parallel (45° 57' N.) which separates it from North Dakota; on the east by Lake...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the Latest Edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1900)

by Day Otis Kellogg

South Dakota is bounded on the N. by the seventh standard parallel (45° 57 ' N.) which separates it from North...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

South Dakota is bounded on the N. by the seventh standard parallel (45 0 57 ' N.) which separates it from North Dakota;

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Oklahoma, Virginia Louisiana,Minnesota, New Jersey,New California, Washington Mexico, Tennessee, Wisconsin Connecticut,Mississippi, North Dakota,Rhode Hampshire,Pennsylvania, WestVirginia Island, South Dakota Massachusetts, ...

Google previewDictionary Catalogue ... (1912)

by Illinois State Library

South Dakota.

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