Detroit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French détroit (“strait”) in Rivière du Détroit (Detroit River)

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  • IPA(key): /dɪˈtɹɔɪt/, /ˈdiːtɹɔɪt/, /dɪˈt͡ʃɹɔɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪt
  • Hyphenation: De‧troit

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Detroit

  1. The largest city and former capital of Michigan, a major port on the Detroit River, known as the traditional automotive center of the U.S. It is the county seat of Wayne County.
  2. (by metonymy) The United States automotive industry.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Detroit, from French détroit (strait).

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Detroit f

  1. Detroit (a city in Michigan, United States of America)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Detroit ?

  1. Detroit (largest city and former capital of Michigan)