Why is Illinois called Illinois?
Illinois is the French spelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok," meaning men or warriors and perhaps referring to members of the Illinois tribe.
The state of Illinois was named after the Illinois River. The Illinois River was named by French explorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle in 1679 after the Indians he found living along the banks. Illinois is the French spelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok," meaning men or warriors and perhaps referring to members of the Illinois tribe.
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US - Midwest: 39.78143 N, 089.64465 W . The Northeastern border of Illinois is Lake Michigan. Its eastern border with Indiana is all of the land west of the Wabash River, a…nd a north-south line above Post Vincennes, or 87Â°â31â²â30â³ west longitude. Its northern border with Wisconsin is fixed at 42Â°â30' north latitude. Its western border with Missouri and Iowa is the Mississippi River. Its southern border with Kentucky is the Ohio River. Illinois also borders Michigan, but only via a water boundary in Lake Michigan. The entrance to the State Capitol Visitor Center, on College St. between W. Capitol Ave. and W. Jackson St. in Springfield, is located at 39Â° 47' 52.2" north latitude 89Â° 39' 26.8" west longitude. Illinois is located on the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, south of Wisconsin, north of Kentucky, west of Indiana, and east of Iowa and Missouri in the United States of America in North America south of Canada, north of Mexico, east of the Pacific Ocean, and west of the Atlantic Ocean, between 40 & 45 latitude in the Northern hemisphere and between 90 and 85 longitude in the Western hemisphere of planet Earth. East of the Mississippi River, North of the Ohio River, West of Indiana and South of Wisconsin with its Northeast corner on Lake Michigan.
People who live in or come from Illinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians. .
People who live in or come from Illinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians.. from: http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/il_intro.htm
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A US State.
It was named after the Native American tribe, the Illini.
No, it is illegal for them to contact you when you are at work or any other profession!
3 i's 2 l's the words: ill, in, no, is. Also, it has the city of Chicago which is filled with wonderful things to do, as well as many other interesting smaller cities and far…mland. It's the home of the invention of Barbed wire and it's the pumpkin capital of the world.
An Illinoisian (pronounce the "s")
The word Illinois is the French derivation of the Miami-Illinoisverb irenweÂ·wa , transferred from Ojibwe, Ottawa dialect( ilinwe ), and transliterated into French.
People who live in or come fromIllinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians.
Yes. It is located in southeast of Illinois.