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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. MISH-i-gən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Name of a state in the United States, originally applied to Lake Michigan, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) meshi-gami "big lake".
Added 8/8/2014 by Fanny
Edited 9/25/2020 by m4yb3_daijirou and Fanny