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Oregon appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Nog eroded Oregon.
  • Deer flee freedom in Oregon? No, Geronimo - deer feel freed.
  • No, Geronimo, deer fret over a rare voter freedom in Oregon.
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Definition of the noun oregon

What does oregon mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    • example: Mr. Brown, a friend from Oregon, will visit us tomorrow.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Oregon: Beaver State / OR / Ore.
    • instance of: American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
    • part of: America / the States / U.S. / U.S.A. / United States / United States of America / US / USA = North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
    • parts:
      • Pacific Northwest = a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia
      • Crater Lake National Park = a national park in Oregon having the deepest lake in the United States in the crater of an extinct volcano
      • Bend = a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range
      • Eugene = a city in western Oregon on the Willamette River
      • Klamath Falls = a town in southern Oregon near the California border
      • Medford = a town in southwestern Oregon
      • Portland = freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern Oregon on the Willamette River which divides the city into east and west sections
      • capital of Oregon / Salem = capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River
      • Klamath River / Klamath = a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
      • Snake River / Snake = a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward
      • Willamette River / Willamette = a river in western Oregon that flows north into the Columbia River near Portland


  1. Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It is bordered on its west by the Pacific Ocean, north by Washington, south by California, east by Idaho, and southeast by Nevada. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary, the Snake River largely its eastern.
  2. Oregon is a city in Lucas County, Ohio, United States. It is a suburb of Toledo, located on Lake Erie, just east of the city. The population was 20,291 at the 2010 census.
  3. Oregon is a city in and the county seat of Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,721 at the 2010 census.
  4. Oregon is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the census of 2010, the population was 9,231. Oregon is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village is located mostly within the Town of Oregon.
  5. Oregon is a city and county seat of Holt County, Missouri, United States. The population was 857 at the 2010 census.
  6. Oregon is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,148 at the 2000 census. The Village of Oregon is located mostly within the town.
  7. Oregon is the penultimate rapid transit passenger rail station on SEPTA's Broad Street Line. It is located at 2700 South Broad Street in the Marconi Plaza neighborhood of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is the last stop before the southern terminus of the line.

There are other places with in their name, like Oregon Zoo, Bend Oregon, Oregon Hill, Oregon Coast, Oregon House, Oregon Trail, Ukiah Oregon, Oregon County, Oregon Garden, Central Oregon, Oregon Township, Southern Oregon, Oregon Coast Range, University of Oregon, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Oregon-Nashua Township, Oregon State University, Oregon Undersea Gardens, Oregon House District 35.


Oregon is an American jazz and world music group, originally formed in 1971 by Ralph Towner, Paul McCandless, Glen Moore, and Collin Walcott.


  1. "Oregon": Oregon is an album by American world music/jazz group Oregon featuring Ralph Towner, Paul McCandless, Glen Moore, and Collin Walcott recorded in 1983 and released on the ECM label.The album reached number twenty one on Billboards Jazz Albums and Top Jazz Albums charts.
  2. "Oregon" is a musical album of Kaia Wilson.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  3. "Oregon" is a musical album of Nice Beaver.
  4. "Oregon" is a composition.
  5. "Oregon" is a composition.


  1. "Oregon" is a book by Henry Nottidge Moseley.
    • also known as "Oregon: its resources, climate, people, and productions"
  2. "Oregon" is a book by Robert I. Vexler.
  3. "Oregon" a.k.a. "Oregon: Off the Beaten Path" is a book by Myrna Oakley.


"Oregon" is a photography (gelatin silver print) by Lee Friedlander, taken in (19 years ago).

  • media: gelatin silver print


  1. Oregon: The origin of the name of the U.S. state of Oregon is unknown, and a subject of some dispute.
  2. Oregon a.k.a. Orejón Language: Orejón, also Coto or Maijiki, is a moribund Tucanoan language of Peru.
  3. Oregon: A state in the northwestern United States. Its capital is Salem.

Phrases with Oregon

  1. oregon ash
  2. oregon fir
  3. oregon oak
  4. Oregon Pea
  5. Oregon Chub
  6. oregon lily
  7. oregon pine
  8. oregon alder
  9. Oregon Aster
  10. oregon cedar
  11. Oregon Chubs
  12. Oregon Daisy
  13. oregon grape
  14. Oregon Hydra
  15. oregon larch
  16. oregon maple
  17. Oregon-Grape
  18. Oregon Clover
  19. oregon jargon
  20. Oregon Lupine

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Oregon

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Google previewThe Next Generation (2010)

Young Elected Officials and Their Impact on American Politics by John R. D. Celock

Oregon is the first state with mail-in voting as the sole way to conduct elections. The state's reputation for clean and fair...

Based on this, it is not surprising that Oregon is a hotbed for young elected officials. In fact, it is a tradition that has gone ...

Google previewSteep Trails (2012)

by John Muir

>9 Oregon is a large, rich, compact section of the west side of the continent, containing nearly a hundred thousand square miles of deep, wet evergreen woods, fertile valleys, icy mountains, and high, rolling wind-swept plains, watered by the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

Late Paleoindian tradition, precedes the Formative Oregon Coast tradition. LOCATION: Oregon coast. DIAGNOSTIC MATERIAL ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)

by U S Dept of Agriculture

x Thomas Daniels Energy Products of Idaho Coeur D'Alene, Idaho Donald DeVisser West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau Portland, Oregon Bradford Douglas American Forest and Paper Association Washington, DC Stan Elberg National ...

Google previewThe One Percenter Encyclopedia (2011)

The World of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs from Abyss Ghosts to Zombies Elite by Bill Hayes

CHAPTER LGCATIBNS: Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, and Montana 9 CLUB CULBRS: Black and Gold 9 CLUB PATCH: Winged skull with the helmet, goggles, and scarf 9 CLAIM TB FAME: Often ranked within “Top Ten" motorcycle club ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

Oregon Community Health Information Network The Oregon Community Health Information Network is a collaborative project of stakeholders, safety net health care providers, and CareOregon. The first phase of the OCHIN project is to ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Kansas,Nevada,Oregon Alabama,Arizona, Florida,Georgia, Indiana,Montana, NewYork,Vermont, Wyoming Arkansas,Colorado, Delaware,Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Virginia Louisiana, Minnesota, ...

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Quotes about Oregon

The great medley of Oregon and California emigrants, at their camps around Independence, had heard reports that several additional parties were on the point of setting out from St. Joseph's farther to the northward. (Francis Parkman)
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Scrabble value of O1R1E1G2O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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