What does Wisconsin mean?

Definitions for Wisconsin
wɪsˈkɒn sənWis·con·sin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wisconsin, Wisconsin Rivernoun

    a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin

  2. Wisconsin, Badger State, WInoun

    a midwestern state in north central United States


  1. Wisconsinnoun

    A Capital: Madison. Largest city: Milwaukee.

  2. Wisconsinnoun

    A river flowing 430 miles from Wisconsin to the Mississippi River.

  3. Etymology: The word Wisconsin has its origins in the name given to the Wisconsin River by one of the Algonquian speaking American Indian groups living in the region at the time of European contact, probably the word meskonsing, later corrupted to Ouisconsin by French explorers; compare Ojibwe misko- -osin and -ing.


  1. Wisconsin

    Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties. Wisconsin's geography is diverse, with the Northern Highland and Western Upland along with a part of the Central Plain occupying the western part of the state and lowlands stretching to the shore of Lake Michigan. Wisconsin is second to Michigan in the length of its Great Lakes coastline. Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because it is one of the nation's leading dairy producers. Manufacturing and tourism are also major contributors to the state's economy.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Wisconsin

    one of the Central States of North America, nearly as large as England and Wales, and situated between Lake Superior and Michigan; the surface is chiefly of rolling prairie, and the soil fertile; yields cereals, sugar, hops, hemp, and large quantities of lumber from the forests; lead, iron, copper, and silver are among its mineral resources; it abounds in beautiful lakes; the Wisconsin and the Chippewa are the chief rivers, tributaries of the Mississippi; and Madison (the capital), Milwaukee, and La Crosse are the chief towns.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. wisconsin

    One of the Northwestern States of the United States of America; it is 302 miles from north to south, and 258 from east to west. Wisconsin is bounded on the north by Lake Superior and the State of Michigan, east by Lake Michigan, south by Illinois, and west by Iowa and Minnesota, from which it is separated by the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers. This State was explored by French missionaries in the latter part of the 17th century, and Indian trading-posts were also established. It was organized as a Territory in 1836, and admitted into the Union as a State in 1848. During the late civil war it filled its quotas cheerfully for the Union cause.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Wisconsin

    Indian for “wild-rushing channel.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wisconsin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wisconsin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Wisconsin in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    'Senator' Mike Rounds of the Great State of South Dakota just went woke on the Fraudulent Presidential Election of 2020. He made a statement this weekend on ABC Fake News, that despite massive evidence to the contrary, including much of it pouring in from Wisconsin, Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and other states, he found the election to be ok -- just fine. Is he crazy or just stupid?

  2. Duane Feustel:

    He's done what he's done for Wisconsin - there's pros and cons to it.

  3. Jonathan Burkan:

    I think people like Scott Walker's strong record of leadership, what he's done in Wisconsin, they want a fresh face with executive experience. That's why he has such a huge following.

  4. Angela Lang:

    It's definitely something that we're paying attention to, because we know the numbers -- we know that Donald Trump won the state of Wisconsin by 22,748 votes, we're playing it by ear. We're watching it very closely.

  5. Brad Schimel:

    I am pleased that the highest court in the land has unanimously reversed the trial court's erroneous decision invalidating Wisconsin's Assembly map, today is win for the rule of law in Wisconsin, and a testament to the talented attorneys at the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

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  • विस्कॉन्सिनHindi
  • ויסקונסיןHebrew
  • விஸ்கொன்சின்Tamil

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. proprietary
    • B. eloquent
    • C. extroversive
    • D. aculeate

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