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A city of southeast Wisconsin on Lake Michigan. Established as a fur-trading post in 1795, it was a major center of German immigration during the last half of the 1800s and was long noted for its breweries and meat-packing plants. It is the largest city in the state.
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(Placename) a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan: the largest city in the state; established as a trading post in the 18th century; an important industrial centre. Pop: 586 941 (2003 est)
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(mɪlˈwɔ ki)

a port in SE Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan. 590,503.
Mil•wau′kee•an, n.
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Noun1.Milwaukee - largest city of WisconsinMilwaukee - largest city of Wisconsin; located in southeastern Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Michigan; a flourishing agricultural center known for its breweries
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
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