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Ohio (State)

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Ohio, meaning "Great River" in Iroquois, was the 17th state to join the union, doing so on March 1, 1803. Due to a technical glitch, Ohio wasn't officially declared a state until 1953 - not that it mattered much by then.

Ohio is the 10th-most densely populated state in the country with more than 11.5 million residents.

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Ohio, meaning "Great River" in Iroquois, was the 17th state to join the union, doing so on March 1, 1803. Due to a technical glitch, Ohio wasn't officially declared a state until 1953 - not that it mattered much by then.

Ohio is the 10th-most densely populated state in the country with more than 11.5 million residents.

While its capital, and largest city, is Columbus, other major municipalities include Cleveland and Cincinnati, as well as Akron, Dayton and Toledo.

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