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Wyoming is the state that was named after a valley in Pennsylvania where an Indian massacre occurred. Wyoming is an Indian word for valley.

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Is there a city named Wyoming in every state?

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What do the Native American words that form the names of Wyoming and Kansas mean?

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What state named after an English?

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