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Milwaukee

[mil-waw-kee] /mɪlˈwɔ ki/
noun
1.
a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan.
Related forms
Milwaukeean, noun
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  • The Milwaukee railway depot is also located on one of the lots of the Bever home property.

    History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer
  • This migration to Milwaukee caused a number of difficulties.

  • The inclosure, which is not large, is built behind and adjoining the house, situated on a high bluff overlooking Milwaukee River.

  • This was probably due to the fact that little is known of Milwaukee in the South.

  • Then Milwaukee went to the wheel, singing out to get sail on her, and stand by to slip the cable.

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Milwaukee

/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/
noun
1.
a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan: the largest city in the state; established as a trading post in the 18th century; an important industrial centre. Pop: 586 941 (2003 est)
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Milwaukee in Culture

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Largest city in Wisconsin.

Note: Known for its breweries.
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