Mackinac

geographical name
Mack·​i·​nac | \ ˈma-kə-ˌnȯ How to pronounce Mackinac (audio) , -ˌnak \
variants: or formerly Michilimackinac \ ˌmi-​shə-​lē-​ˈma-​kə-​ˌnȯ How to pronounce Michilimackinac (audio) , -​ˌnak \

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island of northern Michigan in the Straits of Mackinac

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“Mackinac.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mackinac. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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