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Others, like Detroit and Miami, have kept students on rosters even after they failed to show for an entire month.

McAllester notes that some warm-weather species have been seen as far north as Detroit.

Sandy Levine owns Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails in Detroit and is also high-risk.

From Eater

Wamp, the former Republican Congressman, called his former colleague Mike Rogers, who wrote an op-ed for the Detroit newspapers urging officials to honor the will of the voters.

From Time

After a playing career that included time in Washington, he rose to a general manager’s job with Detroit in 2008, was fired in 2015, then held front-office jobs with the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers.

The fact that he was celebrating another loss for the star-crossed city of Detroit only enhances the symbolism.

I know that Detroit is losing market share in auto sales, but how did they let the Motown sound slip out of their hands?

Buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.

The seven-year-old Detroit girl was sleeping on the couch as her grandmother sat next to her watching television.

Just as often, and to more stinging effect, the adjectives come from black people in this town an hour north of Detroit.

No man was more highly respected for unswerving integrity, and uprightness of purpose, than Robert Banks, of Detroit.

Along the shores of these mighty lakes fighting was going on; at Detroit on the west; at Niagara on the east.

A man sprang up on the rail of the Detroit and waved a white flag to show that they had surrendered.

They were the ships Detroit and Queen Charlotte, a large brig, two schooners, and a sloop.

The straits of Detroit have been well surveyed, and afford a deep, navigable channel at all times.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Detroit, such as: motown, arsenal of democracy, automobile city, big d, city of straits, and fordtown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.