Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting an area along the Menominee River, with a present-day population in northeast Wisconsin.
  • noun The Algonquian language of this people.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That section of the Huronian system which constitutes the Menominee iron range along the river of this name and on the border of Michigan and Wisconsin. It consists of metamorphosed sedimentary and eruptive rocks, and is separable into a lower and an upper portion.
  • noun Coregonus qnadrilateralis, one of the whitefishes found in the Great Lakes and north to Alaska.

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  • proper noun A nation of Native Americans indigenous to what is now Wisconsin.
  • proper noun Their language.

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

  • noun a member of the federally recognized tribe of Algonquian people living on a reservation in central Wisconsin
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Menomini

Etymologies

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From Ojibwe manoominii, meaning wild rice people.

Examples

  • MENOMINEE -- The trial of the third man charged in the 2008 murder of a Menominee Township man is underway in Menominee.

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  • MENOMINEE -- The trial of the third man charged in the 2008 murder of a Menominee Township man is underway in Menominee.

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  • Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 3: 40 p.m. MENOMINEE -- Further charges may be brought against a Menominee man, recently arrested for an armed robbery incident in Marinette.

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  • Sunday, November 09, 2008 at 1: 36 p.m. MENOMINEE -- A string of daytime residential break-ins has law enforcement officials in Marinette and Menominee concerned.

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  • Father Marquette went out of his way to see these friendly Indians, whose name Menominee means simply _wild rice_.

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  • U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) has introduced legislation to restore the gun rights of individuals convicted of minor, non-violent crimes ....

    Second-Amendment Restoration Act Re-Introduced

  • The national Tea Party Express tour that winds its way through Michigan in early April has added a twist to their stops in the Upper Peninsula: calling for the defeat of Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Menominee, who was a key swing vote on health care legislation in Congress.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: April 1, 2010

  • The departure of Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Menominee, reduces the clout of the 15-member Michigan House delegation at a time when the battered state continues to turn to Congress for help and faces losing at least one representative after the census.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: April 12, 2010

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  • You see roughly any kind of offense we can imagine for spread to we arrangement to wis! hbone to curve to singular wing as great as if Menominee creates it down to Ford Field we get to see a singular wing.

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