Detroit meaning

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A city of southeast Michigan on the Detroit River, a waterway, about 50 km (30 mi) long, marking the Canadian border between Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie. Founded by French settlers in 1701, Detroit was the center of the US automobile industry in the 1900s.
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River flowing south from Lake St. Clair into Lake Erie: c. 31 mi (50 km)
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City in SE Mich., on the Detroit River.
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