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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Michigan on Saginaw Bay north-northwest of Detroit. It is a port of entry and industrial center. Population: 34,400.


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  • A fund called the Bay City Tragedy Benefit has been established for the family at the Wells Fargo Bank in Bay City.

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  • It called Bay City "an alleged village" with a population of 0 in the 1970 census, that might have been renamed to "The City of Kennedy" after the late president.

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  • If not for the race, some might call Bay City, uh, Long Beach, something of a loser.

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  • It's a user-run event, which may surprise some people who'd more or less given up on the idea of Bay City early on.

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  • Shouldn't all residents of "Bay City" read Farewell, My Lovely?


  • Raymond Chandler's most famous character, private detective Philip Marlowe, frequently has a portion of his adventures in a place called "Bay City", modeled on depression-era Santa Monica, about 20 miles north of Long Beach.

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  • Their heroes wisecrack like Marlowe, and their Berlin is a more vicious and pathological Bay City, one in which the murderous gangsters have discarded the fig leaf of respectability—except when foreigners must be duped, as during the 1936 Olympics, which feature in several of these novels.

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  • Kori Cioca, 25, of Wilmington, Ohio, described being hit in the face by a superior in one incident in 2005 and being raped by the same man in a second incident soon after while serving in the Coast Guard in Bay City, Mich.

    Veterans: Military rape cases botched

  • In brochures aimed at Chinese investors, economic-development officials in Saginaw and neighboring Midland and Bay City are promoting the beauty of the Great Lakes and the affordable housing in the area.

    In the Heart of the Rust Belt, Chinese Funds Provide the Grease

  • The 69-year-old Bay City man survived thanks in part to one bystander who performed CPR and others who called for a medical team who used an automated electric defibrillator on site.

    Leo Staudacher, Notre Dame Fan, Suffers Heart Attack At Michigan Game: Fans Help Save Man's Life


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