Straits of, a strait between the peninsulas of Upper Michigan and Lower Michigan, connecting lakes Huron and Michigan.
Also Mackinac Island. an island in Lake Huron at the entrance of this strait. 517; 3 miles (5 km) long.
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How to use Mackinac in a sentence
It had before formed a link, as it were, in the traverse of this part of the lake (Huron) in canoes to old Mackinac.The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
If we stay where we are,” suggested Fred at last, “we can get back to Mackinac Island in the morning.
The telegraph operator refused to take any message that should be paid for at Mackinac.
And then they would be able to find somebody that would pick them up and take them back to Mackinac.
On the same island of Mackinac the English had a fort, the garrison of which was massacred in 1763.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete | Charles M. Skinner
British Dictionary definitions for Mackinac
a wooded island in N Michigan, in the Straits of Mackinac (a channel between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan): an ancient Indian burial ground; state park. Length: 5 km (3 miles)
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