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Definition of the noun wisconsin

What does wisconsin mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a midwestern state in north central United States


Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties.

Phrases with Wisconsin

Phrases starting with the word Wisconsin:

  1. Wisconsin Dewberry
  2. Wisconsin Penstemon
  3. Wisconsin Blackberry
  4. Wisconsin Willowherb
  5. Wisconsin Well Amphipod
  6. wisconsin weeping willow
  7. Wisconsin Well Stygobromid

Phrases ending with the word Wisconsin:

  1. capital of wisconsin
  2. university of wisconsin

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wisconsin

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Google previewWisconsin Library Bulletin (1957)

Wisconsin is a famous State, here and abroad. It 13 renowned for its heritage, its cultural strength gained from fifty different nationality groups, and for its leadership in agriculture, Industry, government, and education. There is an impressive list ...

Google previewApproaches to Inclusive English Classrooms (2015)

A Teacher's Handbook for Content-Based Instruction by Kate Mastruserio Reynolds

One of the major challenges to the implementation of bilingual programmes in Wisconsin is that the EL population does not...

Google previewThe role of ground water in the national water situation (1963)

with summaries based on reports by District Offices of Ground Water Branch by Charles Lee McGuinness

Wisconsin is a Midwestern State of large water resources and use and few critical problems at .present; ground water is an important resource that is developed only rather lightly in relation to its potential. The State is divided between the ...

Google previewFederalist Government in Principle and Practice (2012)

by Donald P. Racheter, Richard E. Wagner

In many states, families can receive lump sum cash payments to help them with short-term problems for a few months, in lieu of receiving TANF benefits; only in Wisconsin is the payment a loan, not a grant, and is for the purpose of covering ...

Google previewProblems of the Aged (1953)

Research Report by Wisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Council

JOINT STATE-COUNTY RESPONSIBILITY Division of Authority and Responsibility The granting of public assistance, including old age assistance, in Wisconsin is a function of a unit of county government. Prior to 1935 » the responsibility for ...

Google previewControlling the Message (2015)

New Media in American Political Campaigns by Victoria A. Farrar-Myers, Justin S. Vaughn

Wisconsin is a particularly good place to analyze political speech not only because of its status as a battleground state in the presidential election but also because of the tumultuous political environment in the two years leading up to the 2012 ...

Google previewDivorce in Wisconsin (2015)

The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect by Linda Vanden Heuvel

Because Wisconsin is a no-fault divorce state, there will rarely be testimony or evidence introduced about either spouse's infidelity, with one potential exception. The court may hear testimony regarding an extramarital affair if child custody or ...

Google previewCommunicating by Telephone (2013)

by Michael Argyle

Wisconsin is the size of England, but with a population of 5 million confronted with harsh winters which last six months or more. UWEX was founded to provide off-campus education for the whole state, and its staff now exceeds those of many ...

Google previewWisconsin Encyclopedia (2008)

by Jennifer Herman

Wisconsin, with its illegal stills, “ soda parlors,” and uncooperative law enforcement did not rate high in terms of federal ...

Google previewWisconsin Biographical Dictionary (2008)

by Caryn Hannan

FAVILL, HENRY BAIRD impeach Levi Hubbell, judge of the Milwaukee circuit, which was the first and only instance of the impeachment of a judicial officer in Wisconsin. In 1853, an act was passed abolishing capital punishment for murder and ...

Google previewPolitical Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008)

by Donald P. Haider-Markel

Wisconsin, which was originally part of the Northwest Territory, was admitted to the Union as the 30th state in 1848.At the time, the state government had control over 30 percent of the land area for schools, universities, and public improvement .

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Quotes about Wisconsin

The single most important thing we can do today to ensure a strong, successful future for Wisconsin is invest in our kids early - because what we do now will determine what kind of state Wisconsin will be 10, 20, even 50 years from now. (Jim Doyle)
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Scrabble value of W4I1S1C3O1N1S1I1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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