States in the middle of the United States that generally aren't destinations for travelers or tourists and are generally flown over when traveling from coast to coast. Some fly-over states include Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, New Mexico, Iowa, and Arkansas.
Ari Gold in Entourage: The last thing we need is the soccer moms in the fly-over states thinking that Aquaman is a homewrecker.
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A state which people fly over in order to get from New-York to California.

Examples of fly-over states: Nebraska, Utah, Wyoming, Montana.
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states in the middle of the country that are uncool and call soda "pop".
these states have lots of farmland and stupid people and shit like that.
they are calle "fly over states" because people never actually go to them and just fly over them to get from the east coast to the west coast.
the square states.
ohio, indiana, the dakotas, minnesota, wisconsin, are all examples of fly-over states.
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Fly over state is a part of the United States of America that is between the East and the West coasts. There are not many transportation stops there, because it is mostly a fly over state.
Nebraska is a fly over state, or Oklahoma, for example.
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The states flown over by many flights going to New York to Los Angeles. These states are often ignored and thought to be second class to coastal states. This however is not true. These states are populated with people who work hard.
The fly-over states often have many educational opertunities including colleges like South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. If one would like to learn about these states, they should visit the fly-over states.
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States where you should avoid ever being on the ground, due to civil forfeiture laws which allow the cops to literally rob you.
"My uncle drove through a Fly-Over State with $5,000 cash, and he got stopped, and the cops just took it, after they found it with dogs. Now he can't get it back, because it's on trial in "Texas vs. $5,000."
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Any boring and unremarkable state that has to be flown over to get to interesting states such as California and New York. Typical fly-over states are Montana, Oklahoma, Indiana, etc.
The new guy at work is from some fly-over state. I don't remember if he said he was from Wyoming or West Virginia.
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