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OREGON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Oregon mean? 

OREGON (noun)
  The noun OREGON has 1 sense:

1. a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

  Familiarity information: OREGON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OREGON (noun)


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Meaning:

A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Beaver State; OR; Oregon

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "Oregon"):

Crater Lake National Park (a national park in Oregon having the deepest lake in the United States in the crater of an extinct volcano)

Snake; Snake River (a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition)

Klamath; Klamath River (a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean)

capital of Oregon; Salem (capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River)

Portland (freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern Oregon on the Willamette River which divides the city into east and west sections; renowned for its beautiful natural setting among the mountains)

Medford (a town in southwestern Oregon; a summer resort)

Klamath Falls (a town in southern Oregon near the California border)

Eugene (a city in eastern Oregon on the Willamette River; site of a university)

Bend (a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range)

Willamette; Willamette River (a river in western Oregon that flows north into the Columbia River near Portland)

Holonyms ("Oregon" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


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