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State Name - definition(s)

State Name - USA - The names of the US state and state equivalents: the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. territories and outlying possessions. A state (or equivalent) is "a primary governmental division of the United States."  The names may be spelled out in full or represented by their two-letter USPS or ANSI abbreviations. 

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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago IL

Dover DE

Hagatna, GUAM


Synonyms: State; Commonwealth; Territory; District; Minor Outlying Islands; overseas military or diplomatic "state". 

United States Thoroughfare, Landmark, and Postal Address Data Standard (draft), 24 April 2010 10:03:32, External

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