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Menominee

[muh-nom-uh-nee] /məˈnɒm ə ni/
noun
1.
a river in NW Michigan and NE Wisconsin, flowing SE to Green Bay on Lake Michigan: forms part of the boundary between Michigan and Wisconsin. 118 miles (190 km) long.
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Menominee

also Menomini, Algonquian people of Wisconsin, from Ojibwa (Algonquian) Manoominii, literally "wild rice people," from manoomin "wild rice." Not their name for themselves.

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