- a state in the N central United States: a part of the Midwest. 56,154 sq. mi. (145,440 sq. km). Capital: Madison. Abbreviation: WI (for use with zip code), Wis., Wisc.
- a river flowing SW from N Wisconsin to the Mississippi. 430 miles (690 km) long.
- the fourth stage of the glaciation of North America during the Pleistocene.
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- a native or inhabitant of Wisconsin
- a state of the N central US, on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan: consists of an undulating plain, with uplands in the north and west; over 168 m (550 ft) above sea level along the shore of Lake Michigan. Capital: Madison. Pop: 5 472 299 (2003 est). Area: 141 061 sq km (54 464 sq miles)Abbreviation: Wis., Wis, (with zip code) WI
- a river in central and SW Wisconsin, flowing south and west to the Mississippi. Length: 692 km (430 miles)
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Word Origin and History for wisconsinite
organized as a U.S. territory 1836; admitted as a state 1848. originally applied to the Wisconsin River; a native name of unknown origin. Early spellings include Mescousing and Wishkonsing.
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Known for its dairy products, especially cheese.
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