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Wis·con·sin

 (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.
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Wisconsin

(wɪsˈkɒnsɪn)
n
1. (Placename) a state of the N central US, on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan: consists of an undulating plain, with uplands in the north and west; over 168 m (550 ft) above sea level along the shore of Lake Michigan. Capital: Madison. Pop: 5 472 299 (2003 est). Area: 141 061 sq km (54 464 sq miles). Abbreviation: Wis., Wis or WI (with zip code)
2. (Placename) a river in central and SW Wisconsin, flowing south and west to the Mississippi. Length: 692 km (430 miles)
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Wis•con•sin

(wɪsˈkɒn sən)

n.
1. a state in the N central United States. 5,363,675; 56,154 sq. mi. (145,440 sq. km). Cap.: Madison. Abbr.: WI, Wis., Wisc.
2. a river flowing SW from N Wisconsin to the Mississippi. 430 mi. (690 km) long.
Wis•con′sin•ite`, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wisconsin - a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
2.Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United StatesWisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Appleton - a town in eastern Wisconsin
Eau Claire - a town in west central Wisconsin
Green Bay - a city of eastern Wisconsin on an arm of Lake Michigan
La Crosse - a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River
capital of Wisconsin, Madison - capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee - largest city of Wisconsin; located in southeastern Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Michigan; a flourishing agricultural center known for its breweries
Racine - a city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee
Superior - a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
Watertown - a town in southeastern Wisconsin
Wausau - a town in north central Wisconsin
Fox River - a river in Wisconsin that flows into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin, Wisconsin River - a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
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