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Michigan

Mich·i·gan

Michigan

 
pronunciation:
mI sh gn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a north central U.S. state bordered by four of the Great Lakes. (abbr.: MI)
definition 2: Lake Michigan, one of the Great Lakes, which lies between this state and Wisconsin.
derivation: Michigander (n.)
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Michigan is the French spelling of michigama, the Chippewa word for "large lake." The state was named after Lake Michigan.
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