Michigan

Primary Meanings of Michigan

1.
n
a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
2.
n
the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders
3.
n
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
Full Definitions of Michigan
1

n a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

Synonyms:
Great Lakes State, MI, Wolverine State
Example of:
American state
one of the 50 states of the United States
2

n the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders

Synonyms:
Lake Michigan
Example of:
lake
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
3

n 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

Synonyms:
Chicago, Newmarket, boodle, stops
Type of:
card game, cards
a game played with playing cards

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