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Michigan

[ mish-i-guhn ]
/ ˈmɪʃ ɪ gən /
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noun
a state in the northern central United States. 58,216 sq. mi. (150,780 sq. km). Capital: Lansing. Abbreviations: MI (for use with zip code), Mich.
Lake Michigan, a lake in the northern central United States, between Wisconsin and Michigan: one of the five Great Lakes. 22,400 sq. mi. (58,015 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for Michigan (1 of 2)

michigan
/ (ˈmɪʃɪɡən) /

noun
the US name for newmarket (def. 2)

British Dictionary definitions for Michigan (2 of 2)

Michigan
/ (ˈmɪʃɪɡən) /

noun
a state of the N central US, occupying two peninsulas between Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, and Erie: generally low-lying. Capital: Lansing. Pop: 10 079 985 (2003 est). Area: 147 156 sq km (56 817 sq miles)Abbreviation: Mich, (with zip code) MI
Lake Michigan a lake in the N central US between Wisconsin and Michigan: the third largest of the five Great Lakes and the only one wholly in the US; linked with Lake Huron by the Straits of Mackinac. Area: 58 000 sq km (22 400 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Michigan

Michigan

State in the northern United States bordered on the north by Lake Superior; on the east by Lake Erie, Lake Huron, and Ontario, Canada; on the south by Ohio and Indiana; and on the west by Wisconsin and Lake Michigan. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.

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