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  • proper n. One of the Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. Hydrologically, a bay of Lake Michigan–Huron.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders


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  • Grant Park is surrounded by skyscrapers and backs right up to Lake Michigan, which is why it was ever so fitting that my buddies Rogue Wave were called upon, yet again, to open this thing up: Hey, whaddaya know, "Lake Michigan" is the name of their big breakthrough Microsoft-selling single!

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  • A few weeks later, on a stiflingly hot day in Chicago, Aniston and I are sitting in her hotel suite looking out on Lake Michigan, which is studded with little white boats.

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  • Except for Lake Michigan, which is entirely within the United States, the Great Lakes serve as borders between the United States and Canada.

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  • If they get to Lincoln Park before we do, it is a fine place to wait as they can visit with the wild animals and get all the grass they want to eat in the Park, and all the water they want to drink and bathing too in Lake Michigan, which is on the east side of the Park.

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  • She warned of a "tragedy of historic proportions" if the oil reaches Lake Michigan, which is still at least 80 miles downstream from where oil has been seen. - Business News

  • The city is 30 miles from Lake Michigan, which is as close as you can get to an oceanlike view in the Midwest, Gavan said.

  • Some geologists believe the aquifer is fed belowground by Lake Michigan, which is why the general manager of Waukesha's water utility told the Times he simply wants to shift from "a vertical straw to a horizontal straw."

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  • Mosuch called Lake Michigan the city's only remaining asset.

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