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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.
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- n. the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders
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Marijane and Ruth decided to go for a long car ride to decompress, heading toward Lake Michigan and then along Lakeshore Drive.
To get to Bippus from Chicago required a three-hour drive through the industrial belt and odiferous discharge from the steel plants and oil refineries along Lake Michigan from East Chicago to Gary, Indiana, and then straight across the state along State Road 30.
The second was a much meatier check from a coin collector who had lost a case of cash from dead nations over the side of his yacht in Lake Michigan and resorted to trying out the only wizard in the phone book to locate them.
Perhaps it was a bad omen that by Wednesday night, Allen Ginsberg — after omming, reciting mystical passages from Blake, and getting gassed in riots every night and then getting up to lead a Hindu sunrise service at the Lake Michigan beach — had little voice left for omming or even speaking.
With the rest of his men La Salle journeyed on to the head of Lake Michigan in canoes.
Parties were sent out with these Indians to ascertain if there was any stream or water-communication leading from Lake Michigan to the West, and which might connect it with the Mississippi.
I used to swim as a kid in Lake Michigan during our family summer vacations, and I rode my mother’s balloon-tired bike as a child without any problem, so maybe, just maybe, I could do a triathlon.