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[kal-uh-muh-zoo] /ˌkæl ə məˈzu/
a city in SW Michigan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The legislature of that state granted the charter of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad, which opened in 1836.

    Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
  • Miss Ferber was born in Kalamazoo, but it hasn't made much difference to her.

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  • Every reader will easily understand, that ascending such a stream as the Kalamazoo was a very difficult thing from descending it.

    Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper
  • It is grown in Michigan but not as much as Kalamazoo which it closely resembles.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • This was the classic complaint of the innocents abroad of other days, whether they hailed from Kensington or Kalamazoo.

  • Most of them are now typical New Yorkers—born west of Kalamazoo.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • But if I saw no "mansions," I did see one building in Kalamazoo the architecture of which was distinguished.

    Abroad at Home Julian Street
  • Here, certainly, Kalamazoo is baffled and must halt and bite its pen.

    Hints to Pilgrims Charles Stephen Brooks
  • Both at Kalamazoo and here in the Eastern States there are two methods in vogue.

British Dictionary definitions for Kalamazoo


a city in SW Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago: aircraft, missile parts. Pop: 75 312 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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