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Mi·am·i 1

 (mī-ăm′ē, -ăm′ə)
n. pl. Miami or Mi·am·is
1. A member of a Native American people originally of the Green Bay area of Wisconsin, with various groups later inhabiting parts of southern Michigan and northern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Present-day populations are in northern Indiana and northeast Oklahoma.
2. The variety of Illinois spoken by the Miami.

Mi·am·i 2

 (mī-ăm′ē, -ăm′ə)
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.

Mi·am′i·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) a city and resort in SE Florida, on Biscayne Bay: developed chiefly after 1896, esp with the Florida land boom of the 1920s; centre of an extensive tourist area. Pop: 376 815 (2003 est)
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(maɪˈæm i, -ˈæm ə)

1. a city in SE Florida. 365,127.
2. a river in W Ohio, flowing S into the Ohio River. 160 mi. (260 km) long.
Mi•am′i•an, n.
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Noun1.Miami - a member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
2.Miami - a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne BayMiami - a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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References in classic literature ?
The generous usage the Indians had promised before in my capitulation, was afterwards fully complied with, and we proceeded with them as prisoners to old Chelicothe, the principal Indian town, on Little Miami, where we arrived, after an uncomfortable journey, in very severe weather, on the eighteenth day of February, and received as good treatment as prisoners could expect from savages.--On the tenth day of March following, I, and ten of my men, were conducted by forty Indians to Detroit, where we arrived the thirtieth day, and were treated by Governor Hamilton, the British commander at that post, with great humanity.
The hostile disposition of the savages, and their allies, caused General Clark, the commandant at the Falls of the Ohio, immediately to begin an expedition with his own regiment, and the armed force of the country, against Pecaway, the principal town of the Shawanese, on a branch of Great Miami, which he finished with great success, took seventeen scalps, and burnt the town to ashes, with the loss of seventeen men.
We continued our pursuit through five towns on the Miami rivers, Old Chelicothe, Pecaway, New Chelicothe, Will's Towns, and Chelicothe, burnt them all to ashes, entirely destroyed their corn, and other fruits, and every where spread a scene of desolation in the country.
Wayne, in his celebrated campaign on the Miami, received the fire of his enemies in line; and then causing his dragoons to wheel round his flanks, the Indians were driven from their covers before they had time to load.
Miami Movers leads the field by a long distance when it comes to delivering high-quality moving service.
'We're excited to be working with Neat Streets Miami for a fourth consecutive year,' shared Mayor Dan Gelber.
The club also unveiled its crest, a circular logo including two great white herons — an emblem it says celebrates Miami's "international, diverse, inclusive, creative and ambitious spirit."
With Miami being the home to an International Seaport and International Airport, testing services offered at the Miami, FL Drug Testing Centers include, DOT drug testing for USCG, FMCSA, FRA, FTA, FAA and PHMSA.
Miami Dining Guide: While the rest of America is freezing, Miami welcomes you with sun-kissed beaches and warm environment.
When Orsetti was arrested in October, it was reported that he was a former model who was, at the time, unemployed, according to the ( Miami Herald .
Red Snapper Fishing Miami FlFishing some of the deeper wrecks, Reefs and rubble that we typically catch Yellow Eye Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Snowy Grouper, Yellow Edge Grouper and gray Tilefish we are now catching Red Snapper.