[ mahy-am-ee, -am-uh ]
/ maɪˈæm i, -ˈæm ə /
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noun, plural Mi·am·is (especially collectively) Mi·am·i.

a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Algonquian family, formerly located in northern Indiana, southern Michigan, and possibly Illinois, now extinct as a tribe.
their dialect of the Illinois language.



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Definition for Miami (2 of 2)

[ mahy-am-ee, -am-uh ]
/ maɪˈæm i, -ˈæm ə /


a city in SE Florida: seaside resort.
Also called Great Miami. a river in W Ohio, flowing S into the Ohio River. 160 miles (260 km) long.
a city in NE Oklahoma.
Mi·am·i·an, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Miami

/ (maɪˈæmɪ) /


a city and resort in SE Florida, on Biscayne Bay: developed chiefly after 1896, esp with the Florida land boom of the 1920s; centre of an extensive tourist area. Pop: 376 815 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Miami


Best-known city in Florida.

Famed for its resort hotels.
Home of the largest Cuban population outside Cuba, many of them exiles from the regime of Fidel Castro.
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