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

  • The capital of Michigan, in the south-central part of the state northwest of Detroit. It is an automobile-manufacturing center and became the state capital in 1847. Population: 114,000.

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  • proper n. Any number of towns in the USA, see Wikipedia:Lansing
  • proper n. The capital of Michigan.

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

  • n. capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand River


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  • MARK ALLEY, LANSING POLICE CHIEF: I'm pleased to announce that we have arrested a serial killer in connection with the recent homicides that occurred against women in the city of Lansing.

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  • LANSING - A winter storm could bring about seven inches of snow to the Lansing area by Monday night. - News

  • LANSING - A 21-year-old Grand Rapids man has been arrested and charged after driving while intoxicated and seriously injuring two of his passengers in a Saturday crash in Lansing, police said today. - News

  • LANSING -- The explosive debate over who should control Detroit Public Schools came today to Lansing where DPS Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb squared off against his critics. - RSS

  • Tuesday, January 06, 2009 at 11: 12 a.m. LANSING -- A group of Traverse City area residents are in Lansing, protesting a plan to build a coal burning power plant in Presque Isle County.

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  • Reader Jeff Semenak, who lives in Lansing, reports that the Lansing State Journal courthouse notes occasionally mention that someone has been convicted of “seducing an unmarried woman.”

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  • The Mayor of Lansing is absolutely correct in all his rantings.

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  • Born in Lansing, Michigan, he is the son of a nurse and a teacher.

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  • PLUTA: At the Tea Party rally in Lansing, Cheryl Schultz says she didnt vote for Snyder in the primary, precisely because she saw him as too moderate.

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  • Colleges would lose the right to prohibit concealed weapons on campus under a proposed bill that was blasted by university officials at a House committee hearing in Lansing on Tuesday.



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