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CHICAGO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Chicago mean? 

CHICAGO (noun)
  The noun CHICAGO has 2 senses:

1. largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan
2. a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card

  Familiarity information: CHICAGO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHICAGO (noun)


Sense 1Chicago [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Chicago; Windy City

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Meronyms (parts of "Chicago"):

University of Chicago (a university in Chicago, Illinois)

Holonyms ("Chicago" is a part of...):

IL; Illinois; Land of Lincoln; Prairie State (a Midwest state in north-central United States)


Sense 2Chicago [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

stops; boodle; Chicago; Newmarket; Michigan

Hypernyms ("Chicago" is a kind of...):

card game; cards (a game played with playing cards)


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