from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people originally of the Green Bay area of Wisconsin, with various groups later inhabiting parts of southern Michigan and northern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Present-day populations are in northern Indiana and northeast Oklahoma.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The variety of Illinois spoken by the Miami.
- A city of southeast Florida on Biscayne Bay south of Fort Lauderdale. Settled in the 1870s near the site of a fort built in 1836, it expanded greatly during the land boom of the 1920s and again after World War II. Today it is an important resort and cruise center for the Caribbean. Population: 404,000.
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- proper n. A city in Florida, USA
- proper n. A town in the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
- proper n. An indigenous North American people of Algonquian stock.
- proper n. The Algonquian language of that tribe.
- n. A member of the North American tribe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro
- n. a member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan
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NANCY GOLDBERG, MIAMI DADE POLICE: After a thorough investigation, we are here to tell you that the Port of Miami is safe.
JOHN ZARRELLA, CNN MIAMI BUREAU CHIEF (voice-over): Nearly 2: 00 in the afternoon and just minutes before American Airlines Flight 924 is scheduled to take off from Miami en route to Orlando.
JOE SANCHEZ, MIAMI COMMISSION CHAIRMAN: I think it's a sad day for the city of Miami.
JOHN ZARRELLA, CNN MIAMI BUREAU CHIEF: Lou, it is a relatively quiet here now on Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami.
JOSEPH BROWN, MIAMI RESCUE MISSION (on phone): This is Joseph Brown calling from the Miami Rescue Mission just to thank you for your recent donation ...
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