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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Detroit, Motor City, Motownnoun

    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. Detroitnoun

    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. Detroitnoun

    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.”

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  1. dottier

  2. i-dotter

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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. Central Valley.Despite Birx:

    We are seeing a slow uptick in test positivity in cases in places like Chicago, Boston and Detroit and DC, this outbreak is different from the March, April outbreak in that it's in both rural and urban areas.

  2. Michael Robinet:

    The fact that they're showing in Detroit doesn't really signify that they're coming soon, they're showcasing that they're in the game, looking to expand beyond the home market.

  3. Mike Duggan:

    Detroit is once again finally a city of full self-governance.

  4. Khalil Abu-Rayyan:

    I tried to shoot up a church one day. I don’t know the name of it, but it’s close to my job, it’s one of the biggest ones in Detroit. Ya. I had it planned out. I brought a bunch of bullets. I practice a lot with it. But my dad searched my car one day and he found everything. He found the gun and the bullets and a mask.

  5. Florida Sheriff Grady Judd:

    If you are foolish enough to break into someone’s home, you can expect to be shot in Polk County, it’s more important to have a gun in your hand than a cop on the phone. Such full-throated embrace of the Second Amendment as a crime-fighting tool isn't confined to red states like Florida. I want as many law-abiding citizens to arm themselves in Polk County as we can get. - Milwaukee County Sheriff Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke One California police chief is backing teachers in his district packing heat. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has been a leader in urging Detroit Police Chief James Craig community to arm Detroit Police. A Maryland sheriff is working with the state’s general assembly to try to make it easier for citizens to obtain handgun permits. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s most recent ranking of states with the strongest gun laws, California( 1), Maryland( 4) and Michigan( 15) ranked near the top of the pack. Some gun rights advocates say terror attacks at home and abroad have contributed to a change in attitudes about gun ownership among community members and authorities, even in locales historically hostile towards the Second Amendment.

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