Kan·sas prop. n. pl. Ethnol. A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory.
n 1: a state in midwestern United States [syn: Sunflower State,
2: a member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in
Kansas [syn: Kansa]
3: a river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a
tributary of the Missouri River [syn: Kansas River, Kaw
4: the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa people [syn: Kansa]