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Miami1

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Pronunciation: /mʌɪˈami
 
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A city and port on the coast of SE Florida; population 413,201 (est. 2008). Its subtropical climate and miles of beaches make this and the resort island of Miami Beach a year-round holiday resort.

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Miami2

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Pronunciation: /mʌɪˈami
 
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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.
Example sentences
  • 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.
2 [mass noun] The dialect of Illinois formerly spoken by the Miami but now extinct.

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Relating to the Miami or their language.
Example sentences
  • 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 American Indian language).

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