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Upper Peninsula

noun
1.
the peninsula between lakes Superior and Michigan constituting the N part of Michigan.
Abbreviation: U.P.
Also called Upper Michigan, Northern Michigan.
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  • In the Upper Peninsula it also existed in Otter Creek, near Keweenaw.

    Favorite Fish and Fishing James Alexander Henshall
  • Pretty security for the loss of a tract like the Upper Peninsula timber!

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • This gives a total of one hundred and eighteen wolves killed in three out of the sixteen counties of the Upper Peninsula.

    Wolf and Coyote Trapping A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
  • Len had for several weeks been looking land in the Upper Peninsula, and was on his return home.

  • The Wisconsin border along the western portion of the Upper Peninsula forms no distinctive ecological boundary.

  • Take the map, and see what a little thin strip the Upper Peninsula of Michigan makes.

  • The latent resources of the Upper Peninsula are of a character and magnitude that defy all estimates of their future greatness.

    Old Mackinaw W. P. Strickland.
British Dictionary definitions for Upper Peninsula

Upper Peninsula

noun
1.
a peninsula in the northern US between Lakes Superior and Michigan, constituting the N part of the state of Michigan
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