from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River northwest of Madison, founded on the site of a French fur-trading post established in the late 18th century. Population: 50,300.
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In 1846 he left with Father Taché for the mission of La Crosse island, 300 leagues distant.
Three suffragan sees were thenceforth subject to Milwaukee: La Crosse and Green Bay in the State of Wisconsin and Marquette in Upper Michigan.