Meaning of Kansan in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkanz(ə)n/


  • Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Kansas or its inhabitants.

    ‘he was born to a Kansan mother’
    • ‘The Kansan native, the longest-serving Republican leader in the Senate, has seen a dramatic change in those serving and their goals.’
    • ‘Kansan drillers are currently engaged in trying to identify the hot spots where drilling can produce oil and gas in abundance.’
    • ‘The award recognizes those who embrace values they consider typically Kansan - hard work, self-reliance, entrepreneurship, friendliness, honesty, integrity, and compassion.’
    • ‘The Kansas Supreme Court intervened, since Kansan children have their opportunity for equally-financed education protected by the Kansas constitution.’
    • ‘But as the bus travelled across the open plains it was difficult not to notice a new phenomenon in Kansan energy: wind turbines.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the US state of Kansas.

    ‘he's a fellow Kansan’
    • ‘The 7-foot Kansan played with abundant energy and had 16 points and 13 rebounds.’
    • ‘And who better to help share its history than resident historian and fifth-generation Kansan, Deborah Barker?’
    • ‘Kansans are stocking up on supplies in anticipation of the winter storm.’
    • ‘They are loyal and hardworking Kansans who deserve to be protected from discrimination as much as anyone else.’
    • ‘Our polling shows a consistent, high level of support for renewable energy among all Kansans.’