Ann Arbor


Ann Ar·bor

geographical name \(ˌ)an-ˈär-bər\

Definition of ANN ARBOR

city SE Michigan W of Detroit pop 113,934

Ann Arbor

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2000: 114,024), southeastern Michigan, U.S. Founded in 1824, it became an agricultural centre with the coming of the railroad in 1839. The University of Michigan, which moved there from Detroit in 1837, has played a major role in Ann Arbor's growth. Private industrial research and the university's institutes of science and technology make the city a major Midwest centre for space and nuclear research.

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