Definition of


  1. (noun, location) a state in New England

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Synonyms of Maine

me, pine tree state

Alternate forms of Maine

Derivations: mainer

Origin of the word Maine

  1. U.S. state, probably ultimately from Fr. Maine, region in France (named for the river that runs through it, which is of Gaulish origin); the name applied to that part of coastal N.America by French explorers. more

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