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Intriguing US State Names

"The United States of America" is, linguistically speaking, a boring name. But most of the US States have very intriguing names. Check how much you know about the origin of 12 states names.
 
12 Questions, Hard difficulty
Played 778 times
Rating - (3.88 of 5.00), 25 vote(s)
Written by marcing
Posted Online: Jan 25, 2008
Last Modified: Jan 28, 08


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