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Definitions for huron
ˈhyʊər ən, -ɒn; often ˈyʊər-huron

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lake Huron, Huronnoun

    the 2nd largest of the Great Lakes


  1. hurón

    A grison , , also known as a South American wolverine, is any mustelid in the genus Galictis. Native to Central and South America, the genus contains two extant species: the greater grison (Galictis vittata), which is found widely in South America, through Central America to southern Mexico; and the lesser grison (Galictis cuja), which is restricted to the southern half of South America.


  1. Huron

    Huron is a city in Beadle County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 12,592 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Beadle County. Huron was the home of now-defunct Huron University since 1897. Huron is also the home of the South Dakota State Fair. The Huron Plainsman, also referred to as the Plainsman, is the newspaper. The city was named after the Huron Indians. It is currently the ninth largest city in the state of South Dakota, but it used to be the fourth. Huron is home to the South Dakota State Fair, which is held 6 days before Labor Day Huron is home to a statue known as "The World's Largest Ringnecked Pheasant. " Which has been refurbished in the Summer of 2011. Huron is serviced by the Huron Police Department.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Huron

    a lake in N. America, 263 m. long and 70 m. broad, the second largest on the average of the five on the Lawrence basin, interspersed with numerous islands.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Huron

    This lake was so called by the French settlers on account of the profusion of hair of the Indian tribe, the Wyandots, whom they encountered on its shores. Hure is French for “head of hair.”

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HURON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Huron is ranked #26422 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Huron surname appeared 924 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Huron.

    57.9% or 535 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    38.6% or 357 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 15 total occurrences were Black.
    0.7% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of huron in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of huron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of huron in a Sentence

  1. Windsor Police:

    Our officers continue to work hard to keep the flow of traffic moving along Huron Church Rd., as well as ensuring order and public safety. ... We encourage everyone to be patient and respectful.

  2. Michael Bennet:

    The American people deserve timely answers about the objects that were shot down over Lake Huron, Alaska, and Canada this weekend, we need to understand the nature of the threat to our national security. As a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, I expect to be briefed on these incidents early this week.

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