Detroit

geographical name
De·​troit | \ di-ˈtrȯit How to pronounce Detroit (audio) , locally also ˈdē-ˌtrȯit \

Definition of Detroit

1 river 31 miles (50 kilometers) long in Ontario and southeastern Michigan connecting Lake Erie and Lake Saint Clair
2 city in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit River, the most populous city in the state population 713,777

Other Words from Detroit

Detroiter \ di-​ˈtrȯi-​tər How to pronounce Detroiter (audio) \ noun

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“Detroit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Detroit. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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