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I always know exactly where my stories take place, which gives me something certain so I can use my imagination for the other stuff. I worry though, who wants to keep reading stories about Kalamazoo?
Bonnie Jo Campbell

Meaning of "Kalamazoo" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KALAMAZOO

Kalamazoo  [ˌkæləməˈzuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KALAMAZOO

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determiner
exclamation
Kalamazoo is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KALAMAZOO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo /ˌkæləməˈzuː/ is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. Kalamazoo is located geographically in Western and Southern Michigan. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a total population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 326,589 as of 2010. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, and Kalamazoo College, a liberal arts school. Kalamazoo is home to major players in the pharmaceutical and medical science industries. Kalamazoo is also known for its importance in the world of music as it was the original home to Gibson guitars. Kalamazoo has also built a reputation as a major player in the American craft beer movement. Kalamazoo finds itself located equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, both less than 150 miles from Kalamazoo.

Definition of Kalamazoo in the English dictionary

The definition of Kalamazoo in the dictionary is a city in SW Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago: aircraft, missile parts. Pop: 75 312.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KALAMAZOO


bazoo
bəˈzuː
gazoo
ɡəˈzuː
kazoo
kəˈzuː
kudzu
ˈkʊdzuː
Mazu
ˈmæˈzuː
ponzu
ˈpɒnˌzuː
razoo
rəˈzuː
wazoo
wæˈzuː
yuzu
ˈjuːzuː
zoo
zuː
zoozoo
ˈzuːzuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KALAMAZOO

Kalaallit Nunaat
Kalahari
kalam
kalamata olive
kalamdan
kalamkari
kalanchoe
Kalashnikov
Kalat
kale
kaleidophone
kaleidoscope
kaleidoscopic
kaleidoscopically
kalends
Kalevala
kalewife
kaleyard
kaleyard school
Kalgan

WORDS THAT END LIKE KALAMAZOO

all too
bamboo
boo
coo
doo
goo
hoo
loo
me-too
moo
petting zoo
roo
shampoo
taboo
tattoo
too
voodoo
Waterloo
woo
yahoo

Synonyms and antonyms of Kalamazoo in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Kalamazoo» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KALAMAZOO

Find out the translation of Kalamazoo to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Kalamazoo from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Kalamazoo» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卡拉马祖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Kalamazoo
570 millions of speakers

English

Kalamazoo
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Kalamazoo
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كالامازو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Каламазу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Kalamazoo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কালামাজু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Kalamazoo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kalamazoo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kalamazoo
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カラマズー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

칼라 마주
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kalamazoo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Kalamazoo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கலாமாசூ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कलामझू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kalamazoo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kalamazoo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kalamazoo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Каламазу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kalamazoo
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Καλαμαζού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kalamazoo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kalamazoo
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kalamazoo
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Kalamazoo

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KALAMAZOO»

The term «Kalamazoo» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.066 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KALAMAZOO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Kalamazoo

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3 QUOTES WITH «KALAMAZOO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Kalamazoo.
1
Bonnie Jo Campbell
I always know exactly where my stories take place, which gives me something certain so I can use my imagination for the other stuff. I worry though, who wants to keep reading stories about Kalamazoo?
2
Mary MacLane
I read of the Kalamazoo girl who killed herself after reading the book. I am not at all surprised. She lived in Kalamazoo, for one thing, and then she read the book.
3
Steven Yeun
What brought me to L.A. was work! I moved to Chicago after college - I went to Kalamazoo - did my nerd thing, graduated, and moved to Chicago to pursue improv.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KALAMAZOO»

Discover the use of Kalamazoo in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Kalamazoo and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Fortunately, much of Kalamazoo's development has been well-documented through photographs and other visual illustrations. These images are the subjects of this volume, which is organized to show the varied elements of Kalamazoo's history.
David Kohrman, 2002
2
Slouching Towards Kalamazoo: A Novel
Anthony's restless adolescent voice is perfectly suited to De Vries's blend of erudite wit and silliness—not to mention his fascination with both language and female anatomy—and it propels Slouching Towards Kalamazoo through theological ...
Peter De Vries, 2005
3
The Power of a Promise: Education and Economic Renewal in ...
This book investigates the origins and initial responses to the Kalamazoo Promise and its relevance as a model for other communities.
Michelle Miller-Adams, 2009
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"The Events of October": Murder-suicide on a Small Campus
"---Joy Castro, author of The Truth Book: A Memoir "The Events of October" powerfully accomplishes what the media fails to do in the wake of violence on college campuses: lends meaning to actions that would otherwise remain inscrutable.
Gail B. Griffin, 2010
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HISTORY OF KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MICHIGAN
SECTION 7. Jabez Rogers, Niagara Co., N. Y., July, 1832. Rebecca Scovill, Monroe Co., N. Y., August, 1833. Moses McClallan, Jr., Niagara Co., N. Y., September, 1833. Thomas Worden, Kalamazoo Co., Mich., October, 1835. Manasseh Bixby ...
‎1880
6
The Kalamazoo Tornado of May 13, 1980: A Report
A Report. II. TORNADO PATH AND DAMAGE WEATHER SEQUENCE* On the morning of May 13, 1980, there was a low-pressure system centered over northern Illinois. As this low-pressure center moved eastward, the counterclockwise ...
‎1981
7
Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan: Golden Memories
The town is situated on Lake Allegan, a body of water created by a dam on the Kalamazoo River. In the early 1800s steamboats plied the river, transporting lumber and farm crops to Lake Michigan for shipping elsewhere. Today, the town  ...
Lee Griffin, 2001
8
Ihling Bros. & Everard's Kalamazoo City and County Directory
KALAMAZOO, MICH. KALAMAZOO COUNTY DIRECTOR Ï. «83 Doolan James, 34, 147%, 14000, Richland. Doolan John, 34, 160, $4800, Richland, Kalamazoo (2). Doolan John, 10, 80, $2200, Oshtemo, Kalamazoo (10). Dooley John, 35, 51,  ...
‎1906
9
Thomas' Kalamazoo Directory and Business Advertiser, for ...
Together with a History of Kalamazoo, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. COMMANDERY. Peninsular Commandert No. 8, received its Charter from the General Grand Commandery of the United States, held in the City of ...
‎1867
10
Annual Catalogue, Kalamazoo College...affiliated with the ...
Students. in. Preparatory. Department. Magill, David Tristan, Martin, Herbert L., Martin, Arthur Bandall, McGibeny,. Allen, Bodney Otis, Alwart, Lizzie Hulta, Armstrong, Margaret, Atterbury, Ella, Barber, Sarah Elizabeth, Barker, Louis D., Bardeen ...
Kalamazoo College, 1889

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KALAMAZOO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Kalamazoo is used in the context of the following news items.
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House fire displaces six people in Kalamazoo's Westwood …
KALAMAZOO, MI — A house fire that broke out early Saturday morning displaced six residents in Kalamazoo's Westwood neighborhood. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
2
Tornado watch issued for Kalamazoo County, Southwest Michigan …
KALAMAZOO, MI — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Kalamazoo County and surrounding Southwest Michigan ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
3
View candidates who have filed to run for Kalamazoo City …
Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell, 51, who is a fifth consecutive term as mayor and seventh overall on the commission after being first elected ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
4
Jesus Loves Kalamazoo hosts block party at Interfaith Homes …
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Interfaith Homes was alive Thursday night as community members joined Jesus Loves Kalamazoo in a block barbeque. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
5
Disc golf tournament comes to Kalamazoo | WOODTV.com
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) It may fly under the radar, but it's growing in popularity right in West Michigan. The sport of disc golf is popping up ... «WOODTV.com, Jul 15»
6
Queen of Kalamazoo College 'survivor bees' thriving in new home …
KALAMAZOO, MI— The queen bee was among the 40,000 bees sucked out of a years-old hive of honeybees on Kalamazoo College's campus, ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
7
Lawsuit: Man roughed up, leg broken in Kalamazoo arrest
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man says Kalamazoo police officers roughed him up during a 2014 arrest, breaking his leg and refusing to take him to ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
8
Arcadia Ales, One Well Brewing to release beer honoring …
Arcadia Ales and One Well Brewing are teaming up to brew the Kalabortation Nature Ale in honor of the Kalamazoo River and Kanoe the ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
9
Massive Alberta oil spill bigger than Kalamazoo disaster | National …
The volume released is equivalent to 31,000 barrels —a volume greater than the 27,000 barrels of oil spilled by Enbridge in Kalamazoo ... «National Observer, Jul 15»
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Longtime Kalamazoo religious leader to be laid to rest - WWMT …
The National Weather Service issues HEAT ADVISORIES Saturday in Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, ... «WWMT-TV, Jul 15»

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