geographical name

Mich·​i·​gan ˈmi-shi-gən How to pronounce Michigan (audio)
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
Michigander noun
Michiganian noun
Michiganite noun

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“Michigan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Michigan. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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