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Wisconsin

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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Definitions of Wisconsin

Wisconsin (n.)
a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin;
Synonyms: Wisconsin River
Wisconsin (n.)
a midwestern state in north central United States;
Synonyms: Badger State / wi / Wis. / Wisc.
From wordnet.princeton.edu