What does Milwaukee mean?

Definitions for Milwaukee
mɪlˈwɔ kiMil·wau·kee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Milwaukee(noun)

    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. Milwaukee(ProperNoun)

    A city in Wisconsin, United States.

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

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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How to say Milwaukee in sign language?

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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. Laurie Cestnick:

    Some Sanders supporters recently claimed Democratic National Committee leadership is giving preferential treatment to current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden of Delaware. Some Sanders supporters say Some Sanders supporters mistrust polls showing Biden holding a commanding lead over the Democratic field, and some say they may stage another revolt at the partys 2020 national convention in Milwaukee, just as they did in Philadelphia in 2016, if Biden gets the nomination. CLICK TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Laurie Cestnick, a Sanders supporter who founded Occupy Democratic National Committee, told The Washington Times theyre frustrated that the mainstream media doesnt cover many of Some Sanders supporters candidates events. The mainstream media and theDNCare colluding against the American people, thats what it feels like. Its the same thing all over again.

  2. Julia Griffith:

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

  3. Robert Donovan:

    There are certainly any number of things that may divide the city of Milwaukee and its citizens, but this (referendum campaign) quite possibly could be the one issue that brings us together, this is not a one-man show, not a two-man show, with me and Alderman Davis. This is a community effort, and I am pleased that this coalition is coming together to hopefully restore some common sense to decision-making in Milwaukee.

  4. Democrat David Crowley:

    We have had a fire under fire under our belly for the past four years. And thinking about Wisconsin and how the President won with just 20,000 votes, we have to do better, being the first African American elected to this seat, I am making it a point to make sure that we get out as many African Americans here in Milwaukee County.

  5. Alex Lasry:

    This is the right decision for the safety of those involved in the convention and for Milwaukee, an August convention will provide a much-needed economic boost for Milwaukee and Wisconsin as we come out of this unprecedented time.

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