Definitions for Garyˈgɛər i, ˈgær i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Gar•yˈgɛər i, ˈgær i(n.)
a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan. 110,975.
Category: Geography (places)
a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
A town in Indiana, and other U.S. places named for persons with the surname Gary.
, popular from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Origin: Medieval short form of compound names beginning with gari/geri, such as Gerard, Gerald, or Gerbert. Cognate with the Scottish and Irish Gaelic name Garaidh.
Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, located in the southeastern portion of the Chicago metropolitan area. Gary is located approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois. The population of Gary proper was 80,294 at the time of the 2010 census, making it the nineth-largest city in the state of Indiana. Gary's population has fallen by 55 percent since 1960, when Gary's population was 178,320. Gary is located adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and borders Lake Michigan. The Armstrong House, 1939, by Frank Lloyd Wright, is in Ogden Dunes. Many citizens and politicians have helped to preserve parts of the Indiana Dunes. The city is known for its large steel mills, and for being the birthplace of the The Jackson 5 music group.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Gary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4256
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Gary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1899
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