Sooner State

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Sooner State

  1. Nickname of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
    • 1943, "U.S. At War: Every Democrat for Himself," Time, 16 Aug.:
      Oklahoma has almost, but never quite elected a Republican Governor. But in national politics the Sooner State has twice strayed from the Democratic reservation (Harding and Hoover).