Wisconsin

geographical name
Wis·​con·​sin | \ wi-ˈskän(t)-sən How to pronounce Wisconsin (audio) \

Definition of Wisconsin

1 river 430 miles (692 kilometers) long in central Wisconsin flowing south and west into the Mississippi River
2 state in the north central U.S. with borders on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior; capital Madison area 56,154 square miles (145,439 square kilometers), population 5,686,986

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Wisconsinite \ wi-​ˈskän(t)-​sə-​ˌnīt How to pronounce Wisconsinite (audio) \ noun

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“Wisconsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wisconsin. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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