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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Detroit, Motor City, Motown(noun)

    the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor

Wiktionary

  1. Detroit(ProperNoun)

    The largest city and former capital of Michigan, a major port on the Detroit River, known as the traditional automotive center of the U.S.

    Etymology: From détroit (“strait”) in Rivière du Détroit (Detroit River)

  2. Detroit(ProperNoun)

    The United States automotive industry.

    Etymology: From détroit (“strait”) in Rivière du Détroit (Detroit River)

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Detroit

    the largest city in Michigan, U.S., a great manufacturing and commercial centre, situated on a river of the same name, which connects Lake St. Clair with Lake Erie; is one of the oldest places in the States, and dates from 1670, at which time it came into the possession of the French; is a well-built city, with varied manufactures and a large trade, particularly in grain and other natural products.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Detroit

    French for “strait.”

Anagrams for Detroit »

  1. dottier

  2. i-dotter

How to pronounce Detroit?

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How to say Detroit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Detroit in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Detroit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Detroit in a Sentence

  1. Gretchen Whitmer:

    We can not be defeated. We must move forward together. When we do that, we can not be defeated. Floyds death while in custody of Minnesota police officers has sparked fiery protests in every state of the country for over a week, including the past 7 days in Detroit. Gretchen Whitmer lifted her states stay-at-home order this week and moved most of her state into Phase 4 of reopening. While Michiganders are no longer required to stay home, we must all continue to be smart and practice social distancing, and encourage those who meet the criteria to get tested for COVID-19, Gretchen Whitmer said in a statement. Gretchen Whitmer, considered a possible Democratic pick for vice president in 2020, on Monday called President Trumps response to protests and rioting deeply disturbing and a clear signal that this administration is determined to sow the seeds of hatred and division. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The presidents dangerous comments should be gravely concerning to all Americans, because they send a clear signal that this administration is determined to sow the seeds of hatred and division, which I fear will only lead to more violence and destruction.

  2. Wendell Anthony:

    Detroit Branch NAACP president grows out of( the) past and a recognition that often is linked to buffoonery and to less than, we are outraged by this former employee's actions and condemn the behavior she chose to engage in. These type of incidents are disgusting and will never be tolerated or pushed aside at Oakland County.

  3. Peyton Manning:

    Separately, Percy Harvin described the worst instance of Percy Harvin trying to deal with anxiety. Percy Harvin talked about when Percy Harvin punched then-Seahawks teammate Golden Tate in the face before the Super Bowl against Denver Broncos. My worst one, I would say, you know, the, the Super Bowl incident, Percy Harvin said. When asked about the entire incident Percy Harvin said Percy Harvin couldnt even believe that Percy Harvin did that. DETROIT LIONS KENNY GOLLADAY MAKES INCREDIBLE GRAB FOR LATE TD ; KANSAS CITY CHIEFS GET LAST LAUGH So were down at the Super Bowl, of course, the year in New York. We were playing the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning. Were at the practice facility. We had to practice inside because it was cold, snowin. And Golden did an interview and I just sat out the previous game with a concussion.

  4. Michigan State:

    Detroit Mercy was led byAntoine Davis, who scored 24 points on 10-of-26 shooting while playing for his father, the former Indiana coach. St. Bonaventure transfer Matt Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Idaho transfer Marquell Fraser had 11 points and 12 rebounds and California Baptist transfer Bud Kuol fouled out after scoring 12 points for the Titans. For much of the game, Detroit Mercy gave the Spartans all they could handle at both ends of the court and on the boards. They did what they wanted to almost and we have to learn from that.

  5. Bill Gross:

    Do central bankers not observe that Detroit, Puerto Rico, and soon Chicago, Illinois cannot meet their promised liabilities?

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