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The capital of Michigan, in the south-central part of the state northwest of Detroit. It is an automobile-manufacturing center and became the state capital in 1847.


(Placename) a city in S Michigan, on the Grand River: the state capital. Pop: 118 379 (2003 est)


(ˈlæn sɪŋ)

the capital of Michigan, in the S part. 125,736.
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Noun1.Lansing - capital of the state of MichiganLansing - capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand River
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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Lansing, let me make you acquainted with Count Vogelstein," she went on, presenting to her fellow-passenger the wearer of the straw hat and the breastpin, who shook hands with the young German as if he had never seen him before.
Lansing remarked to him with a smile which seemed to confess surreptitiously, and as if neither party could be eager, to recognition.
Lansing scratched his head a little behind, with a movement that sent his straw hat forward in the direction of his nose.
21 -- Altec Lansing has launched a range of speakers in India.
Lansing Board of Water and Light (LBWL) is the largest municipal utility in the state of Michigan.
AP) -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson is promising a slam dunk for his hometown: $1 million in donations for a Lansing scholarship program.
The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the 20th Annual Be A Tourist In Your Own Town; where a one dollar passport grants you free admission to over 70 attractions and hot spots on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 10 a.
The High Hunt is Book One of 'The Orion Guild' series and tells of Lansing, a member of a strange Guild which uses guns and antique methods of hunting in a universe where starships are traveling galaxies.
Members of the Old Newsboy Association are hitting the streets of Lansing, selling a parody edition of the Lansing State Journal for charity.
Former Paramount Pictures chairwoman Sherry Lansing was the first woman to run a major studio.
Box 40760, Lansing, MI, 48901- 7960 tel: 800/748-0384 fax: 517/371-4930#
A short ten months ago, Altec Lansing Technologies, Inc.

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