Detroit

Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, U.S., a great manufacturing and commercial centre, situated on a river of the same name, which connects Lake St. Clair with Lake Erie; is one of the oldest places in the States, and dates from 1670, at which time it came into the possession of the French; is a well-built city, with varied manufactures and a large trade, particularly in grain and other natural products.

Population (circa 1900) given as 285,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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