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Definition of the noun michigan

What does michigan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
  2. a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card


Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". Michigan is the ninth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area. Its capital is Lansing, and the largest city is Detroit.

Phrases with Michigan

Phrases starting with the word Michigan:

  1. michigan lily
  2. Michigan Basement
  3. Michigan Dewberry
  4. Michigan Monkeyflower
  5. Michigan Monkey Flower
  6. Michigan Monkey-Flower
  7. Michigan Didymodon Moss

Phrases ending with the word Michigan:

  1. capital of michigan
  2. university of michigan

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Michigan

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Google previewThe Americana (1908)

A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., of the World by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Lake Michigan is a most important part of a great water system which furnishes transportation to the ocean for an...

Google previewMichigan Biographical Dictionary: A-I (1998)

by Caryn Hannan

Representative from Michigan; born in Marinette, Marinette County, Wisconsin, September 27, 1869; attended the common schools; moved to Greenville, Michigan, in 1904 and engaged in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Duke Basketball (2006)

by John Roth, Ned Hinshaw

Michigan. For years Duke publicists used a quote from the former All-America Iack Marin to describe the atmosphere at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Marin, a star in the 19605, compared the deafening decibel level to the roar of a jet engine.

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Quotes about Michigan

I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor. It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need. (Jennifer Granholm)
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Scrabble value of M3I1C3H4I1G2A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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