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WY   /weɪ/  /dˈəbəljuwˈaɪ/   Listen

A state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east.  Synonyms: Equality State, Wyoming.

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"WY" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Wat! t' ole Ransom? Wy, he a'n't got nothin' but a weelbarry." And Caleb, returning at the same moment with a somewhat perplexed air, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 23, September, 1859 • Various

... baron's heggs be blowed. My monarch's hopinion is worth two of any ten barons's livin', and Mister Baingletop,' (h'I allus called 'im mister when 'e was ugly,) 'can get 'is heggs cooked helsewhere if 'e don't like the wy h'I boils 'em.' Hand what do you suppose the ...
— The Water Ghost and Others • John Kendrick Bangs

... a jutting cliff was seen, Where sea-birds hover'd craving; And, all around, the craggs were bound With weeds—for ever waving. And, here and there, a cavern wide Its shad'wy jaws display'd; And near the sands, at ebb of tide, A shiver'd mast was seen to ride, ...
— Apparitions; or, The Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses Developed • Joseph Taylor

... house jest like he used to, only more, and wen I ast him wy he come so much he said he was a man of sience, like me, and was a studyin arnithogaly, which was birds. I ast him wot birds he was a studyin, and he said anjils, and wen he said that my sister she lookt out the winder and said ...
— The Universal Reciter - 81 Choice Pieces of Rare Poetical Gems • Various

... England and the work of the Primrose League; Madame Clara Neymann (N. Y.) made a scholarly address entitled Skeptics and Skepticism; Mrs. Clara Bewick Colby (Neb.), the Rev. Rush R. Shippen of Washington City and Miss Phoebe W. Couzins (Mo.) were among the speakers. Delegate Joseph M. Carey (Wy.) said in the course of ...
— The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV • Various

... Waldegrave (2 syl.), a general massacre was made, in which Waldegrave and his wife was[TN-55] slain. But Mrs. Waldegrave, before she died, committed her boy, Henry, to the charge of Outalissi, and told him to place the child in the hands of Albert of Wy'oming, her friend. This Outalissi did. After a lapse of fifteen years, one Brandt, at the head of a mixed army of British and Indians, attacked Oneida, and a general massacre was made; but Outalissi, wounded, ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3 • E. Cobham Brewer

... wid be gaen the length o' T'nowhead the nicht, an' I saw Sanders Elshioner makkin's wy there an ...
— Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4 • Charles Dudley Warner

Words linked to "WY" :   American state, United States, U.S.A., Jackson, Rock Springs, lander, USA, US, U.S., Casper, Little Horn, Laramie, United States of America, Little Missouri River, snake, Yellowstone National Park, the States, Teton Range, Little Bighorn River, Little Missouri, green, Green River, North Platte River, Yellowstone, Bighorn River, bighorn, Equality State, Little Bighorn, Snake River, Cheyenne, Black Hills, Grand Teton National Park, North Platte, America, Yellowstone River

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