geographical name
Mich·​i·​gan | \ ˈmi-shi-gən How to pronounce Michigan (audio) \

Definition of Michigan

state in the northern U.S. in the Great Lakes region including an upper (northwestern) peninsula and a lower (southeastern) peninsula and having a border on all of the Great Lakes except Lake Ontario; capital Lansing area 58,527 square miles (151,585 square kilometers), population 9,883,640

Other Words from Michigan

Michigander \ ˌmi-​shi-​ˈgan-​dər How to pronounce Michigan (audio) \ noun
Michiganian \ ˌmi-​shə-​ˈgā-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Michigan (audio) , -​ˈga-​ \ noun
Michiganite \ ˈmi-​shi-​gə-​ˌnīt How to pronounce Michigan (audio) \ noun

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“Michigan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Michigan. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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