Miami Definition

mī-ămē, -ămə
miamis
noun
A member of a North American Indian people formerly of Indiana and nearby areas, that emigrated in the 19th cent. to Oklahoma.
Webster's New World
The variety of Illinois spoken by the Miami.
American Heritage
The Algonquian language of this people.
Webster's New World
proper name
City on the SE coast of Fla.
Webster's New World
other
A city of southeast Florida on Biscayne Bay south of Fort Lauderdale. Settled in the 1870s near the site of a fort built in 1836, it expanded greatly during the land boom of the 1920s and again after World War II. A wave of Cuban immigration began in 1959 when Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba. Miami is now a major port and commercial center.
American Heritage
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miami
Plural:
miamis

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