Mackinac
or formerly Michilimackinac geographical name island N Michigan in Straits of Mackinac

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mackinac — [mak′ə nô΄] [see MACKINAW] 1. small island in the Straits of Mackinac: 6 sq mi (15.5 sq km): formerly a center of trade with the Indians of the Northwest 2. Straits of channel connecting Lake Huron & Lake Michigan, separating the upper & lower… …   English World dictionary

  • Mackinac — (Mackinaw, Michilimackinac), Hauptort der Grafschaft Michilimackinac des Staates Michigan, auf der gleichnamigen Insel des Huron Sees; geräumiger Hafen, Fort, Fischerei, Handel; 1500 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mackinac — Mackinaw or related spellings is the name of several different places and things, mostly related to the area where Lake Michigan meets Lake Huron. Mackinac is a derivation of a Menomini or Ojibwe word Michilimackinac and is pronounced IPA|… …   Wikipedia

  • Mackinac — англ. Mackinac Находка или падение найден мар …   Википедия

  • Mackinac — /mak euh naw /, n. 1. Straits of, a strait between the peninsulas of Upper Michigan and Lower Michigan, connecting lakes Huron and Michigan. 2. Also, Mackinac Island. an island in Lake Huron at the entrance of this strait. 517; 3 mi. (5 km) long …   Universalium

  • Mackinac —  Island and Straits of Mackinac, in Lake Huron, but Mackinaw City, Michigan. The type of woolen coat is called a mackinaw, but Mackinaw blanket and Mackinaw boat are both capitalized. For all spellings, the pronunciation is mack in aw …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Mackinac — Sp Mãkinakas Ap Mackinac L JAV apyg. (Mičigano v ja) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Mackinac — /mak euh naw /, n. 1. Straits of, a strait between the peninsulas of Upper Michigan and Lower Michigan, connecting lakes Huron and Michigan. 2. Also, Mackinac Island. an island in Lake Huron at the entrance of this strait. 517; 3 mi. (5 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mackinac — Canadian Slang pronounced Mackinaw and sometimes spelled that way. A plaid Melton jacket, typically red or green, at one time a hallmark of the Canadian workingman. Later popular in artists and fans of the grunge movement …   English dialects glossary

  • Mackinac — Mack•i•nac [[t]ˈmæk əˌnɔ[/t]] n. 1) geg Straits of, a strait between Upper and Lower Michigan, connecting Lakes Huron and Michigan 2) geg an island at the entrance of this strait. 3 mi. (5 km) long …   From formal English to slang

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