Etymology
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Michigan

a name originally applied to the lake, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) *meshi-gami "big lake." The spelling is French. Organized as a U.S. territory 1805, admitted as a state 1837. A resident is a Michiganian (1813); Michigander (1848) seems to have been a humorous coinage of Abraham Lincoln in reference to Lewis Cass.

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Definitions of Michigan

Michigan (n.)
a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region;
Synonyms: Wolverine State / Great Lakes State / mi / Mich.
Michigan (n.)
the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders;
Synonyms: Lake Michigan
Michigan (n.)
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;
Synonyms: Chicago / Newmarket / boodle / stops
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