Thursday, January 16, 2014

Fact of the Day: Indiana City

The capital of Indiana, Indianapolis gets its name from the Greek word "polis" which means city. Which literally makes Indianapolis translate as Indiana City.  

21 comments:

  1. Nice to know...
    and the pic looks so cool.

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  2. Another interesting fact.

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  3. Lovely B & W ! And what is the origin of "Indiana" ? From "Red Indians" who were the original occupants there ?

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  4. nice B&W!!

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  5. always interesting! :) keep in touch!

    Leonor
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  6. The only other polis city I can think of off the top of my head is Minneapolis.

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  7. I thought it mean "City of the Indians." Or "City of the Native Americans."

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  8. Love that old photo, Adam! Have a good one!

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  9. Crowded on this picture.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  10. I don't knew that. Interesting! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  11. Great photo Adam! I love everything about Indy except I 465. :-)

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