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mɪlˈwɔ kiMil·wau·kee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Milwaukeenoun

    largest city of Wisconsin; located in southeastern Wisconsin on the western shore of Lake Michigan; a flourishing agricultural center known for its breweries

Wiktionary

  1. Milwaukeenoun

    A city in Wisconsin, United States.

  2. Etymology: Perhaps from Potawatomi minwaking, or Ojibwe ominowakiing, "gathering place (by the water)".

Wikipedia

  1. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee ( mil-WAW-kee) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of Milwaukee County, the city is located on Lake Michigan's southwestern shore, and was incorporated in 1846. As of the 2020 census, Milwaukee had a population of 577,222, a decrease from 594,833 in 2010. It is the 31st largest city in the United States and the fourth-largest city situated along one of the Great Lakes. It is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee metropolitan area, the fourth-most densely populated metropolitan area in the Midwest. Milwaukee is considered a "Gamma −" global city, as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, with a regional GDP of over $107 billion.Today, Milwaukee is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse cities in the United States, as well as one of the most segregated cities in America. Its history was heavily influenced by German immigrants in the 19th century, and it became well known for its brewing industry. In recent years, Milwaukee has been undergoing its largest construction boom since the 1960s. Major new additions to the city in the past two decades include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Wisconsin Center, American Family Field, The Hop (streetcar system), an expansion to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Bradley Symphony Center, and Discovery World, as well as major renovations to the UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena. Fiserv Forum opened in late 2018, and hosts sporting events and concerts. Since 1968, Milwaukee has been home to Summerfest, one of the largest music festivals in the world. With regard to education, Milwaukee is home to UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University, MSOE, and several other universities and colleges. The city is home to two major professional sports teams − the Bucks and the Brewers. It is home to several Fortune 500 companies, including Northwestern Mutual, WEC Energy Group, Rockwell Automation, and Harley-Davidson.

Freebase

  1. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee is the largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the 28th most populous city in the United States, and 39th most populous region in the United States. It is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. According to 2010 census data, the City of Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,025,898 as of 2010. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French-Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German and other immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s and the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Delta Center, Miller Park, an internationally renowned addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Pier Wisconsin, as well as major renovations to the U.S. Cellular Arena. In addition, many new skyscrapers, condos, lofts and apartments have been constructed in neighborhoods on and near the lakefront and riverbanks.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Milwaükee

    chief city of Wisconsin, U.S., on W. shore of Lake Michigan, 80 miles N. by W. of Chicago. Exports grain, iron ore, &c.; manufactures flour, machinery, and pig-iron.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Milwaukee

    Indian for “rich land.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Milwaukee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Milwaukee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Milwaukee in a Sentence

  1. Julia Griffith:

    It's not a spooky theme but they act as the various movers and shakers of Milwaukee who are buried there.

  2. Tom Grieve:

    It’s standard for Milwaukee, this is not bail you would be getting in Waukesha County, that’s for sure.

  3. Dameon Ellzey:

    In my neighborhood, you could hear everybody on their porches screaming, black, white, Asian. In a city like Milwaukee, that’s big.

  4. Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee:

    He wants to come to America’s heartland, and we’re tickled pink that he’s chosen Milwaukee and we’re excited to have him here.

  5. Turner Sports:

    The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association today announced that in light of the Milwaukee Bucks' decision to not take the floor today for Game 5 against the Orlando Magic, today's three games — Bucks vs. Magic, Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers — have been postponed, game 5 of each series will be rescheduled.

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