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n. Michigan & Northern Wisconsin
A native or inhabitant of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

[From UP.]
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The Superior Dome is affectionately known as the Yooper Dome.
The Upper Peninsula is again brought vividly to life by this author who, along with fellow Yooper William Kent Krueger, seems to completely "own" this part of the United States, just below the Canadian border, in their fictional endeavors.
Jerry Sarasin is a Yooper from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.