What is Wisconsin?

  • (noun): A midwestern state in north central United States.
    Synonyms: Badger State, WI
    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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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 ... Wisconsin is also home to the Madison Mallards, the La Crosse Loggers, the Eau Claire Express, the Green Bay Bullfrogs, the Wisconsin Woodchucks, and the ...

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  • (noun): A tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin.
    Synonyms: Wisconsin River