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SOUTH DAKOTA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does South Dakota mean? 

SOUTH DAKOTA (noun)
  The noun SOUTH DAKOTA has 1 sense:

1. a state in north central United States

  Familiarity information: SOUTH DAKOTA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOUTH DAKOTA (noun)


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Meaning:

A state in north central United States

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Coyote State; Mount Rushmore State; SD; South Dakota

Instance hypernyms:

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

Meronyms (parts of "South Dakota"):

Bad Lands; Badlands (an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska)

Moreau River (a river that rises in western South Dakota and flows eastward to the Missouri River)

Little Missouri; Little Missouri River (a river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota)

James; James River (a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri)

Black Hills (mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore)

Big Sioux River (a river that rises in northeastern South Dakota and flows southward to join the Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa)

Black Hills (mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming)

Sioux Falls (largest city in South Dakota; located in southeastern South Dakota)

Rapid City (a town in southwestern South Dakota in the eastern part of the Black Hills)

capital of South Dakota; Pierre (capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river)

Aberdeen (a town in northeastern South Dakota)

Wind Cave National Park (a national park in South Dakota featuring bison herds and limestone caverns)

Badlands National Park (a national park in South Dakota having multicolored peaks and spires resulting from erosion; fossil sites)

Mount Rushmore; Mt. Rushmore; Rushmore (a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it)

Holonyms ("South Dakota" 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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