Lake Huron

Huron

[hyoor-uhn, -on or, often, yoor-]
noun
1.
a member of an Indian tribe, the northwestern member of the Iroquoian family, living west of Lake Huron.
2.
an Iroquoian language, the language of the Huron Indians.
3.
a lake between the U.S. and Canada: second largest of the Great Lakes. 23,010 sq. mi. (59,595 sq. km).
4.
a city in E South Dakota.

Origin:
1625–35, Americanism

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Huron (ˈhjʊərən)
 
n , -rons, -ron
1.  Lake Huron a lake in North America, between the US and Canada: the second largest of the Great Lakes. Area: 59 570 sq km (23 000 sq miles)
2.  a member of a North American Indian people formerly living in the region east of Lake Huron
3.  the Iroquoian language of this people

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Lake Huron [(hyoor-on, hyoor-uhn)]

Lake located between Ontario, Canada, and Michigan.

Note: Second largest of the Great Lakes.
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