Examples from the Web for detroit
The fact that he was celebrating another loss for the star-crossed city of Detroit only enhances the symbolism.
I know that Detroit is losing market share in auto sales, but how did they let the Motown sound slip out of their hands?
Buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.
The seven-year-old Detroit girl was sleeping on the couch as her grandmother sat next to her watching television.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And neither he, nor his secret police squad or some lawyer from Detroit, get to change that unilaterally on a whim.
My folks went to Detroit when I was a little codger and they both died there.Across the Mesa|Jarvis Hall
Detroit in 1760 was a picturesque, lively, and rapidly growing frontier town.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg
For Clark the capture of Vincennes was to be a prelude to taking Detroit.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education
On the up trip, the Governor's party met one man, who afterward proved to be a runaway thief from Detroit.The Country of the Neutrals|James H. Coyne
As the train left Detroit one morning, Edison, as usual, went back into the first-class coach with the morning papers."Say Fellows--"|Wade C. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for detroit
Word Origin and History for detroit
city in Michigan, U.S., from French détroit, literally "straits," from Old French destreit (12c.), from Latin districtum, neuter of districtus. French fort built there 1701. By 1918 the city name was synonymous with "U.S. automobile manufacturing."
Culture definitions for detroit
Largest city in Michigan.