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Illinois is a multisyllabic word / phrase. It could be especially difficult to pronounce and use given that it has at least one diphthong and consonant group. Its pronunciation is widely considered to be difficult. We are building a video-based pronunciation dictionary and usage API to help you learn how to pronounce and use illinois, along with tens of thousands of other English words and phrases.

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Thoughts* on how to pronounce illinois

Illinois, a U.S. state, has a Native American origin. In particular, it's Algonquin for “tribe of superior men." When pronouncing Illinois, our best advice is to ignore the 's' and end the word with an 'e' sound.

*These are free thoughts on the pronunciation of illinois, and they will likely evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation alphabet from time to time.

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