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MIAMI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Miami mean? 

MIAMI (noun)
  The noun MIAMI has 2 senses:

1. a member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan
2. a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro

  Familiarity information: MIAMI used as a noun is rare.


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MIAMI (noun)


Sense 1Miami [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

Algonquian; Algonquin (a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast)


Sense 2Miami [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

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

point of entry; port of entry (a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise)

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

Everglade State; FL; Florida; Sunshine State (a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)


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