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Definition 1: the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami - [noun denoting communication]

(illinois is a kind of ...) family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

Definition 2: a midwestern state in north-central United States - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for illinois in the sense of this definition

(illinois is an instance of ...) one of the 50 states of the United States

(illinois is a part of ...) a river in eastern Illinois that flows southeastward to the Wabash River

(illinois is a part of ...) a river in Illinois that flows southwest to the Mississippi River

(illinois is a part of ...) a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign

(illinois is a part of ...) capital of the state of Illinois

(illinois is a part of ...) a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River; site of a Union prison during the American Civil War

(illinois is a part of ...) a city in northern Illinois

(illinois is a part of ...) a city in central Illinois on the Illinois River

(illinois is a part of ...) a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River

(illinois is a part of ...) a town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis

(illinois is a part of ...) a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here

(illinois is a part of ...) largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan

(illinois is a part of ...) a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana

(illinois is a part of ...) a town in southern Illinois

(illinois is a part of ...) a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

(... is part of illinois) 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

(... is part of illinois) the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)

Definition 3: a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west - [noun denoting person]

(illinois is a kind of ...) a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast

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