What is Wisconsin?

  • (noun): A tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin.
    Synonyms: Wisconsin River
    See also — Additional definitions below


Wisconsin (i/wɪsˈkɒnsən/) is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States and, in particular, in the Great Lakes region. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area with 169,469 km2 and the 20th most populous with 5,686,986 inhabitants estimated in 2011. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state comprises 72 counties.

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Duluth, Minnesota - Transportation
... Highway 53, which stretches from La Crosse, Wisconsin, to International Falls, Minnesota, and U.S ... Wisconsin Highway 13 reaches along Lake Superior's South Shore ... Wisconsin Highway 35 runs along Wisconsin's western border for 412 miles (663 km) to its southern terminus at the Wisconsin – Illinois border (three ...
USS Wisconsin (BB-64) - World War II (1944–1945) - Bombardment of Japan
... bombardments of Japan during World War II Wisconsin ultimately put into Leyte Gulf and dropped anchor there on 13 June for repairs and replenishment ... Wisconsin and the other ships made no attempt whatsoever to conceal the location of their armada, due in large part to a weak Japanese response to their presence ... On 16 July, Wisconsin fired her 16 in (410 mm) guns at the steel mills and oil refineries at Muroran, Hokkaido ...
Wisconsin - Sports
... Wisconsin is represented by major league teams in three sports football, baseball, and basketball ... Lambeau Field, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is home to the National Football League's Green Bay Packers ... The state also has minor league teams in hockey (Milwaukee Admirals) and baseball (the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, based in Appleton and the Beloit Snappers of the Class A minor leagues) ...
Greenfield - Place Names
... Greenfield, South Dakota Greenfield, Tennessee Greenfields, Virginia Greenfield, Wisconsin, a city Greenfield, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, a town Greenfield, Monroe County, Wisconsin, a town Greenfield, Sauk County ...
Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Characteristic Elements - Midwestern References
... Robot remarks how Scandinavia resembles southern Wisconsin with the crack "It's the Swedish Dells!" He then says in a heavy Swedish accent "The Dooks! Ride the dooks!" (that is, the 'Ducks', an amphibious ... location in Spooner, WI." The character of Mike Nelson is also from Little Chute, Wisconsin and in episode 810, The Giant Spider Invasion, which is set in Wisconsin, the crew accordingly mocks riotous ...

More definitions of "Wisconsin":

  • (noun): A midwestern state in north central United States.
    Synonyms: Badger State, WI