Miami

Miami

[mahy-am-ee, -am-uh]
noun, plural Miamis (especially collectively) Miami.
1.
a member of a North American Indian tribe of the Algonquian family, formerly located in northern Indiana, southern Michigan, and possibly Illinois, now extinct as a tribe.
2.
their dialect of the Illinois language.
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Miami

[mahy-am-ee, -am-uh]
noun
1.
a city in SE Florida: seaside resort.
2.
Also called Great Miami. a river in W Ohio, flowing S into the Ohio River. 160 miles (260 km) long.
3.
a city in NE Oklahoma.

Miamian, noun
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Miami (maɪˈæmɪ)
 
n
a city and resort in SE Florida, on Biscayne Bay: developed chiefly after 1896, esp with the Florida land boom of the 1920s; centre of an extensive tourist area. Pop: 376 815 (2003 est)

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Miami definition


Best-known city in Florida.

Note: Famed for its resort hotels.
Note: Home of the largest Cuban population outside Cuba, many of them exiles from the regime of Fidel Castro.
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