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English noun: Chicago

1. Chicago (location) largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan


SynonymsWindy City


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center


Part holonymSears Tower, University of Chicago


Part meronymIL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State

2. Chicago (act) a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card


Synonymsboodle, Michigan, Newmarket, stops


Broader (hypernym)card game, cards









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