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Upper Peninsula   /ˈəpər pənˈɪnsələ/   Listen
Upper Peninsula

noun
1.
The peninsula between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that forms the northwestern part of Michigan.






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"Upper Peninsula" Quotes from Famous Books



... wild. We haven't even begun on the upper peninsula. After that there's Minnesota. And I haven't observed that we're quite out of timber on the river, or the Muskegon, or the Saginaw, or the Grand, or the Cheboygan—why, Great Scott! man, our children's children's children may be thinking of investing in ...
— The Riverman • Stewart Edward White

... million and a half—Canadians left the Dominion for the United States. You find the place names of Ontario all through Michigan and Wisconsin and Minnesota and the two Dakotas; and you find Jean Ba'tiste drifting from the lumber woods of Quebec to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and to the redwoods of California and to the yellow pine uplands of the Southwestern Desert. I have met men who worked for my brothers in the lumber woods of Wisconsin down among the yellow pines of the Arizona Desert. All that was back in the decrepit and languid ...
— The Canadian Commonwealth • Agnes C. Laut



Words linked to "Upper Peninsula" :   Great Lakes State, Wolverine State, Michigan, peninsula, mi



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