bob lansing

Lansing

[lan-sing]
noun
1.
Robert, 1864–1928, U.S. lawyer and statesman: secretary of state 1915–20.
2.
a city in and the capital of Michigan, in the S part.
3.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
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Lansing (ˈlænsɪŋ)
 
n
a city in S Michigan, on the Grand River: the state capital. Pop: 118 379 (2003 est)

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Michigan
name originally applied to the lake, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) *meshi-gami "big lake."
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Michigan definition


State in the northern United States bordered on the north by Lake Superior; on the east by Lake Erie, Lake Huron, and Ontario, Canada; on the south by Ohio and Indiana; and on the west by Wisconsin and Lake Michigan. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.

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