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DETROIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Detroit mean? 

DETROIT (noun)
  The noun DETROIT has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: DETROIT used as a noun is very rare.


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DETROIT (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Detroit; Motor City; Motown

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)

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

Great Lakes State; MI; Michigan; Wolverine State (a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region)


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