1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a Midwest state in north-central United States
Synonyms: Land_of_Lincoln il Prairie_State
Related terms: American_state Midwest Chicago Springfield moline peoria little_wabash east_saint_louis rock_island rockford illinois_river urbana cairo decatur champaign carbondale
2. [ noun ] a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
Related terms: Algonquian
3. [ noun ] (linguistics) the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami peoples
Related terms: Algonquian
Similar spelling:   Illinoisan