Definition of Detroit in English:


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proper noun

  • A major industrial city and Great Lakes shipping centre in southeastern Michigan; population 912,062 (est. 2008). It is the center of the US automobile industry, containing the headquarters of Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors. In the 1960s, it was also an important center for rock and soul music.



/dəˈtroit/ /dəˈtrɔɪt/