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

Wiktionary

  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.

Wikipedia

  1. Wisconsin

    Wisconsin ( (listen)) is a state in the upper Midwestern United States. Wisconsin is the 25th-largest state by total area and the 20th-most populous. 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. The bulk of Wisconsin's population live in areas situated along the shores of Lake Michigan. The largest city, Milwaukee, anchors its largest metropolitan area, followed by Green Bay and Kenosha, the third- and fourth-most-populated Wisconsin cities respectively. The state capital, Madison, is currently the second-most-populated and fastest-growing city in the state. Wisconsin is divided into 72 counties and as of the 2020 census had a population of nearly 5.9 million.Wisconsin's geography is diverse, having been greatly impacted by glaciers during the Ice Age with the exception of the Driftless Area. The Northern Highland and Western Upland along with a part of the Central Plain occupy the western part of the state, with lowlands stretching to the shore of Lake Michigan. Wisconsin is third to Ontario and Michigan in the length of its Great Lakes coastline. The northern portion of the state is home to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. At the time of European contact the area was inhabited by Algonquian and Siouan nations, and today is home to eleven federally recognized tribes. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, many European settlers entered the state, most of whom emigrated from Germany and Scandinavia. Wisconsin remains a center of German American and Scandinavian American culture, particularly in respect to its cuisine, with foods such as bratwurst and kringle. Wisconsin is home to one UNESCO World Heritage Site, comprising two of the most significant buildings designed by Wisconsin-born architect Frank Lloyd Wright: his studio at Taliesin near Spring Green and his Jacobs I House in Madison.The state is one of the nation's leading dairy producers and is known as "America's Dairyland"; it is particularly famous for its cheese. The state is also famous for its beer, particularly and historically in Milwaukee, most notably as the headquarters of the Miller Brewing Company. Wisconsin has some of the most permissive alcohol laws in the country and is well known for its drinking culture. Its economy is dominated by manufacturing, healthcare, information technology, and agriculture—specifically dairy, cranberries and ginseng. Tourism is also a major contributor to the state's economy. The gross domestic product in 2020 was $348 billion.

ChatGPT

  1. wisconsin

    Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the North-central part of the country, also known as the Midwest. 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 known for its dairy production, especially cheese, the numerous lakes and forests throughout the state, and the cities of Milwaukee and Madison. It became the 30th state of the U.S. on May 29, 1848. The state animal is the badger, highlighting its mining history.

Wikidata

  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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Numerology

  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. Sylvia Albert:

    What you saw in Wisconsin would be happening in November.

  2. Ben Wikler:

    Wisconsin is a 50-50 state represented by six Republicans and two Democrats in Congress.

  3. Joel Kitchens:

    Really the presidential election will be the biggest challenge, and I think also if there is going to be a resurgence it's more likely to come in the fall, when you look at the stakes in the November election, where Wisconsin is likely to be one of the determining states for the presidency, we certainly can't afford to have it be a fiasco with people not getting ballots.

  4. Air Wisconsin:

    Please reach out to Air Wisconsin for their statement about their flight attendant. You may already know this was not a United flight attendant or crew.

  5. Arty Vogt:

    People are flabbergasted when we tell them we cannot do a move within the state of West Virginia, i can move you to Brazil, I can move you to Wisconsin. But for no good reason, I’m not allowed to do a move in West Virginia.

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  • WisconsinFrench
  • विस्कॉन्सिनHindi
  • ויסקונסיןHebrew
  • விஸ்கொன்சின்Tamil

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