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The Official reason cited by the Maine Legislature is that it is named for the ancient French province of the same name.

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Name things that begin with x in Maine?

Xavier Loop is the name of a street in Augusta, Maine. Xivray Street is the name of a street in Auburn, Maine.

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What does the name Maine mean?

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Can you change your name in Maine if you were not born in Maine?

Sure. You can make the name change anywhere.

What does the state name Maine mean?

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How did 'Maine' get its name?

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What is the Name of college town near bangor Maine?

Orono, Maine

What is the name of the town that the university of Maine is located in?

In the town of Orono, Maine.

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Sports teams in Maine?

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Why is Maine called Maine?

Many historians have ststed that the origin of the name of the State of Maine is unknown. However the State Legislature has stated for the record that it is named for the ancient French Province of the same name.

How did the band Maine get its name?

From the song, "Coast of Maine," by Ivory. John was a huge fan of the band.

What is the name of a large bay east of Maine?

the largest bay east of Maine is Penobscot bay.

What place in Maine starts with the letter x?

Xavier Loop is the name of a street in Augusta, Maine

Was popham plantation a colonization in Maine?

no it was not, Popham Plantation was the name of the first English settler in maine.

Is Augusta Maine one word?

No. Augusta is the city (the state capital) and Maine is the state name.

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What is the scientific name for Maine Coons?

The answer is Felis catus. All breeds of domestic cat has the same scientific name, including Maine Coons.