Definition of Miami
1. Noun. A member of the extinct Algonquian people formerly living in northern Indiana and southern Michigan.
2. Noun. A city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro.
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State
Definition of Miami
1. Proper noun. A city in Florida, USA ¹
2. Proper noun. A town in the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia ¹
3. Proper noun. An indigenous North American people of Algonquian stock. ¹
4. Proper noun. The Algonquian language of that tribe. ¹
5. Noun. A member of the North American tribe. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Miami
Literary usage of Miami
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"One of these is Cincinnati, the place at which the lands in controversy were sold, and the district attached to it is that below the Little miami. ..."
2. Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States: Advising by United States Attorney-General (1869)
"ANNUITIES TO miami INDIANS. No part of the amount appropriated by the act of March 3, 1865, for the benefit of the miami Indians, can be paid to persons ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"miami river, extending along such lines to the place of beginning, containing as aforesaid one million of acres. The language of this contract does not ..."
4. National Drug Control Policy: Interdiction Efforts in Florida and the edited by J. Dennis Hastert (2001)
"These shipments were diverted by the internal conspirators and delivered to undercover agents in miami, Puerto Rico, New York, and Alabama. ..."
5. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"terminus of a line of communication from Cincinnati, through the miami ... An interesting German settlement was the first colony in the miami Valley, ..."
6. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1912)
"Rept. rel. to rebuilding Middletown levee, enlargement of culvert« on miami and Erie Canal, repairs to Mercer Co. Reservoir and waste weir at Lewistown ..."
7. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"Population of Settlements on Muskingum and miami in 1790. ... Troops concentrate in the miami Country.-—Advanced Posts established. ..."