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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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For days on end, Rush Limbaugh hailed the Wisconsinite as the cure to what ails the Republican Party.
Composer Colin Welford, who's worked as a music director on a number of shows at the theatre, has focused his score of Strings Attached on the ukulele, which the Hawaiian Hal plays, and the banjo, which the Wisconsinite Hal plays.
Most damaging to the Wisconsinite, the Senate condemnation eroded his influence inside and outside Washington.