Miami

noun
Mi·​ami | \ mī-ˈa-mē How to pronounce Miami (audio) , -mə \
plural Miami or Miamis

Definition of Miami

: a member of an American Indian people originally of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana

First Known Use of Miami

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Miami

alteration of French miamioua, from a Miami self-designation

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Miami

mia-mia

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“Miami.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miami. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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Miami geographical name

Mi·​ami | \ mī-ˈa-mē How to pronounce Miami (audio) \

Definition of Miami

city and port on Biscayne Bay in southeastern Florida population 399,457

Other Words from Miami

Miamian \ mī-​ˈa-​mē-​ən How to pronounce Miami (audio) \ noun

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