Definition of Maine in English:

Maine

Pronunciation /mān/ /meɪn/

proper noun

  • A state in the northeastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 1,316,456 (est. 2008); capital, Augusta. Visited by John Cabot in 1498 and colonized by England in the 17th and 18th centuries, it became the 23rd state of the US in 1820.