Meaning of Detroit

De•troit

Pronunciation: (di-troit'), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in SE Michigan, on the Detroit River. 1,203,339.
  2. a river in SE Michigan, flowing S from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie, forming part of the boundary between the U.S. and Canada. ab. 32 mi. (52 km) long.
  3. the U.S. automobile industry.
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