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Detroit

Line breaks: De|troit
Pronunciation: /dɪˈtrɔɪt
 
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Definition of Detroit in English:

A major industrial city and Great Lakes shipping centre in SE Michigan; population 912,062 (est. 2008). It is the centre of the US automobile industry, containing the headquarters of Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors.

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