American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A state of the north-central United States. It was admitted as the 30th state in 1848. First settled by the French, the region was ceded to Great Britain in 1763 and became part of the Northwest Territory in 1787. Madison is the capital and Milwaukee is the largest city. Population: 5,600,000.
- adj. Of or relating to the fourth glacial stage of the Pleistocene Epoch in North America.
- n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Madison. Largest city: Milwaukee.
- n. A river flowing 430 miles from Wisconsin to the Mississippi River.
- n. a midwestern state in north central United States
- n. a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
- The word Wisconsin has its origins in the name given to the Wisconsin River by one of the Algonquian speaking American Indian groups living in the region at the time of European contact, probably the Miami word meskonsing ("it lies red"), later corrupted to Ouisconsin by French explorers; compare Ojibwe misko- ("red") -osin ("to lie") and -ing ("locative suffix"). (Wiktionary)
- After Wisconsin 1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wisconsin (GroundReport) - Dozens of motorists paid a mere 34.9 cents at a Citgo station Monday.”
“GOVERNOR JIM DOYLE, WISCONSIN: There's really no part of the southern part of Wisconsin that has been spared.”
“LESTER PINES, ATTORNEY FOR WISCONSIN ELECTION BOARD: I compare the possibility of massive vote fraud in Wisconsin to the same likelihood as alien abduction.”
“OF WISCONSIN SCHOLAR, AUTHOR OF "WHEN PRAYER FAILS": I believe in referencing some of the matters your other guests have spoken about, I think that it goes back to Chapter 948 in Wisconsin ` s statute governing crimes against children.”
“JASON RAE, SUPERDELEGATE FROM WISCONSIN: In June of 2004 I ran for a spot in Wisconsin as one of the members of the Democratic National Committee.”
“J.B. VAN HOLLEN, WISCONSIN ATTORNEY GENERAL: ... the attorney general for the state of Wisconsin.”
“JIM DOYLE (D), WISCONSIN: People are very concerned in Wisconsin.”
“JIM DOYLE, WISCONSIN: When officials in eight other states matched the genetic marker with the Wisconsin strain we determined that this was a nationwide epidemic with a single source.”
“JIM DOYLE (D), WISCONSIN: When officials in eight other states matched the genetic marker with the Wisconsin strain, we determined that this was a nationwide epidemic with a single source.”
“JIM DOYLE, WISCONSIN: When officials in eight other states matched the genetic marker with the Wisconsin strain, we determined that this was a nationwide epidemic with a single source.”
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