There are 2 definitions of Miami in English:

Miami1

Syllabification: Mi·am·i
Pronunciation: /mīˈamē
 
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  • A city and port in southeastern Florida; population 413,201 (est. 2008). Its subtropical climate and miles of beaches make this and the resort island of Miami Beach, separated from the mainland by Biscayne Bay, a year-round holiday resort.

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There are 2 definitions of Miami in English:

Miami2

Syllabification: Mi·am·i
Pronunciation: /
 
mīˈamē/

noun (plural same or Miamis)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people formerly living mainly in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin and more recently inhabiting areas of Ohio, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
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    • Several tribes, especially the Cherokees and Creeks in the South and the Shawnees, Kickapoos, Miamis, and others north of the Ohio River, held substantial military power.
    • Among the tribes represented were Delawares, Iroquois, Wyandots, Miamis, Ottawas, Pottawattamies, Creeks, Sac and Fox, Choctaw.
    • By the spring of 1774, the French in the area conspired against the Miamis and decided they deserved full control over the portage.
  • 2The dialect of Illinois (an Algonquian language) of the Miami.

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  • Relating to the Miami or their language.
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    • She turned on the news, which was currently the local news, and watched in disgust as she watched a story about a Miami tribe of Indians wanting to sue a bunch of Illinois land owners for something they didn't do.

Origin

French, from Illinois (an Algonquian language).

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