Wolverine State
Wolverine State Wol`ver*ine" State Michigan; -- a nickname. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Wolverine State — noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region • Syn: ↑Michigan, ↑Great Lakes State, ↑MI • Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state • Part Holonyms: ↑United States, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wolverine State — Michigan (used as a nickname). * * * …   Universalium

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  • The Wolverine State — «штат росомах». Официальное прозвище штата Мичиган и его жителей. Происхождение названия не ясно. Росомахи, которые сейчас совсем исчезли на территории штата, и ранее там не были многочисленны …   Словарь топонимов США

  • wolverine — [wool΄vər ēn′, wool′vər ēn΄] n. pl. wolverines or wolverine [irreg. dim. < WOLF, prob. because of its ferocity] 1. a) a stocky, ferocious, musteline carnivore (Gulo gulo), with thick fur, found in the N U.S., N Eurasia, and Canada b) its fur ☆ …   English World dictionary

  • Wolverine — Taxobox name = Wolverine status = VU trend = unknown status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Mustelid Specialist Group|year=1996|id=9561|title=Gulo gulo|downloaded=11 May 2006 Listed as Vulnerable (VU A2c v2.3).] image width =… …   Wikipedia

  • Wolverine (disambiguation) — A wolverine is a carnivorous mammal.Wolverine may also refer to: * Wolverine (comics), a Marvel Comics character ** , a movie based on the above character ** Wolverine and the X Men , an animated TV series currently in production. * Wolverine… …   Wikipedia

  • Wolverine Lake, Michigan — Infobox Settlement official name = Wolverine Lake, Michigan settlement type = Village nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type =… …   Wikipedia

  • wolverine — /wool veuh reen , wool veuh reen /, n. 1. Also called carcajou. a stocky, carnivorous North American mammal, Gulo luscus, of the weasel family, having blackish, shaggy hair with white markings. 2. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Michigan (the… …   Universalium

  • State nicknames and symbols — ▪ Table State nicknames and symbols state state tree state bird state flower state nickname(s) motto United States bald eagle* rose In God We Trust Alabama southern (longleaf) pine yellowhammer camellia Cotton State, Yellowhammer State, Heart of… …   Universalium

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