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 (wĭs-kŏn′sĭn) Abbr. WI or Wis.
A state of the north-central United States. It was admitted as the 30th state in 1848. Settled by the French in the 1600s, the region was ceded to Great Britain in 1763 and became part of the Northwest Territory in 1787. Madison is the capital and Milwaukee is the largest city.

Wis·con′sin·ite′ n.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Wisconsin
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Noun1.Wisconsinite - a native or resident of WisconsinWisconsinite - a native or resident of Wisconsin  
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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I was told that in order to build a fence in such a cold climate, you needed to go down 3 feet to below the frost line and it was just too costly," Pat Kirkpatrick of Eugene - and a former Wisconsinite - wrote.
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