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Milwaukee

[ mil-waw-kee ]
/ mɪlˈwɔ ki /
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noun

a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Milwaukee

Mil·wau·kee·an, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Milwaukee

Milwaukee
/ (mɪlˈwɔːkiː) /

noun

a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan: the largest city in the state; established as a trading post in the 18th century; an important industrial centre. Pop: 586 941 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Milwaukee

Milwaukee

Largest city in Wisconsin.

notes for Milwaukee

Known for its breweries.
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