Minnesota [min΄ə sōt′ə]
[< Dakota mnísóta, Minnesota River, lit., whitish (cloudy or milky) water]
Midwestern state of the U.S., adjoining the Canadian border: admitted, 1858; 79,610 sq mi (206,189 sq km); pop. 4,919,000; cap. St. Paul: abbrev. MN or Minn

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  • Minnesota 78 — is an old selection of grapevine, developed at the University of Minnesota, United States. It was extensively used in breeding by Elmer Swenson, with its Vitis riparia background providing a degree of adaptation to the harsh climate of the upper… …   Wikipedia

  • Minnesota — (Minesota, Minnisotah), 1) (M. River, d.i. trüber Fluß), so v.w. St. Peters River; 2) einer der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika u. zwar der jüngste der sechs sogenannten nordwestlichen Agriculturstaaten; grenzt im Norden an die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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