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Discover Wisconsin: 25 Wisconsin cities with Native American names
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By Ken Virden Discover Wisconsin As Wisconsinites, we laugh at the attempts of non-locals trying to pronounce many of our unique Native American town and city names. Although we love these places, how well do we know the history of their name origins? Milwaukee Translating to the "rich and beautiful land" by the Potawatomi, the spelling of the most well-known city on this list has been debated many times.