Milwaukee definition by Webster's New World
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city & port in SE Wis., on Lake Michigan: pop. 597,000
Origin: ; from French ; from Algonquian, literally , good land, council place
Milwaukee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of southeast Wisconsin on Lake Michigan. Established as a fur-trading post in 1795, it was a major center of German immigration during the last half of the 19th century and was long noted for its breweries and meat-packing plants. It is the largest city in the state. Population: 573,000.
Milwaukee - Cultural Definition
Largest city in Wisconsin.
- Known for its breweries.