What does detroit mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Detroit, Motor City, Motown(noun)

    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. Detroit(ProperNoun)

    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.

  2. Detroit(ProperNoun)

    The United States automotive industry.

  3. Origin: 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.”

Anagrams for detroit »

  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. Mike Duggan:

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

  2. Harley Shaiken:

    The stakes go well beyond Detroit and the automotive industry.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    The troubles of Detroit are echoes of the troubles facing Washington, D.C..

  4. Chris Christie:

    What I would be concerned about are the people who are in Detroit right now.

  5. Chris Christie:

    It bankrupted Detroit, it bankrupted General Motors, and it will bankrupt us.

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