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Norman

(Encyclopedia)Norman, city (1990 pop. 80,071), seat of Cleveland co., central Okla.; inc. 1891. It is the center of a livestock region. Oil wells, food processing, and printing and publishing contribute to the econ...

Oklahoma

(Encyclopedia) CE5 Oklahoma ōkləhōˈmə, state in SW United States. It is bordered by Missouri and Arkansas (E); Texas, partially across the Red River (S, W); New Mexico, across the narrow edge of the Oklahoma...

Choctaw

(Encyclopedia)Choctaw chŏkˈtô [key], Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Muskogean branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). They formerly occupied central and...

Oklahoma City

(Encyclopedia)Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a whol...

Del City

(Encyclopedia)Del City, city (2020 pop. 21,822), Oklahoma co., central Okla., a residential suburb of Oklahoma City; inc. 1948. ...

Oklahoma State University

(Encyclopedia)Oklahoma State University, at Stillwater; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1890, opened 1891 as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, renamed 1957. It has centers for l...

Oklahoma, University of

(Encyclopedia)Oklahoma, University of, mainly at Norman, state supported; coeducational; chartered 1890, opened 1892. The schools of medicine and nursing, with hospitals and a research foundation, are at Oklahoma C...

Indian Territory

(Encyclopedia)Indian Territory, in U.S. history, name applied to the country set aside for Native Americans by the Indian Intercourse Act (1834). In the 1820s, the federal government began moving the Five Civilized...

Midwest City

(Encyclopedia)Midwest City, city (1990 pop. 52,267), Oklahoma co., central Okla., a residential suburb of Oklahoma City; founded 1942 with the activation of adjoining Tinker Air Force Base, a logistics center. The ...

Cherokee Strip

(Encyclopedia)Cherokee Strip or Cherokee Outlet, a narrow piece of land in N Oklahoma. Bounded on the north by the Kansas border, it has an area of more than 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares). Measuring some 5...
 

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