Lansing



Robert, 1864–1928, U.S. lawyer and statesman: secretary of state 1915–20.
a city in and the capital of Michigan, in the S part.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
a state in the N central United States. 58,216 sq. mi. (150,780 sq. km).
Capital: Lansing.
Abbreviation: MI (for use with zip code), Mich.
Lake, a lake in the N central U.S., between Wisconsin and Michigan: one of the five Great Lakes. 22,400 sq. mi. (58,015 sq. km).
a card game of the stops family, for three to eight players.
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noun
a city in S Michigan, on the Grand River: the state capital. Pop: 118 379 (2003 est)
noun
the US name for newmarket (sense 2)
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a state of the N central US, occupying two peninsulas between Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, and Erie: generally low-lying. Capital: Lansing. Pop: 10 079 985 (2003 est). Area: 147 156 sq km (56 817 sq miles) Abbreviation Mich, (with zip code) MI
Lake Michigan, a lake in the N central US between Wisconsin and Michigan: the third largest of the five Great Lakes and the only one wholly in the US; linked with Lake Huron by the Straits of Mackinac. Area: 58 000 sq km (22 400 sq miles)

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