Badger State

Badger State
Badger State Badger State Wisconsin; -- a nickname. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • Badger State — noun a midwestern state in north central United States • Syn: ↑Wisconsin, ↑WI • Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Badger State — Wisconsin (used as a nickname). * * * …   Universalium

  • Badger State — Wisconsin …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Badger State Trail — The Badger State Trail is a newly renovated stretch of abandoned railway corridor leading from the Wisconsin – Illinois state line to Madison, Wisconsin. Cities along the way are, from south to north, Monroe, Monticello, and Belleville. Near… …   Wikipedia

  • Badger State Trail — Der Badger State Trail ist ein 64 Kilometer langer sogenannter Vías Verdes in Wisconsin. Verlauf Der Badger State Trail verläuft zunächst von der Grenze zu Illinois über Clarno, Monroe (Anschluss an den Cheese Country Trail), Monticello… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Badger State Games — As of 2006, summer games:*5k/10k Run *Archery *Basketball *Bowling *Cycling Events *Disc Golf *Golf Events *Gymnastics *In line Racing *Lacrosse *Martial Arts *Racquetball *Roller Hockey *Rowing *Shotgun Shooting *Soccer Adult *Soccer Youth… …   Wikipedia

  • The Badger State — «барсучий штат». Официальное прозвище штата Висконсин. Происхождение прозвища связано с историей свинцовых рудников в штате. Подобно барсукам, рудокопы проводили большую часть времени под землей. Презрительное прозвище Badger «барсук»,… …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Badger (disambiguation) — Badger is the common name for any animal of three subfamilies: * Eurasian Badger found across Europe and Asia * American Badger found in North America * Ratel or honey badger found in Africa and AsiaBadger may also refer to:PlacesAustralia *… …   Wikipedia

  • badger — [baj′ər] n. pl. badgers or badger [16th c. term for earlier brock < bageard < ? ME bage,BADGE + ard, ARD, in allusion to white spot on face] 1. any of certain mammals of a family (Mustelidae) of burrowing carnivores (esp. genera Taxidea and …   English World dictionary

  • Badger game — The badger game is an extortion scheme, often perpetrated on married men, in which the victim or mark is tricked into a compromising position to make him vulnerable to blackmail.There are two competing explanations for the origin of the term… …   Wikipedia

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