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Lansing.

1 Village (1990 pop. 28,086), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago, near the Ind. line; inc. 1893. Among the city's industries are meatpacking, food processing, and the manufacture of metal products. 2 City (1990 pop. 127,321), state capital, Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties, S Mich., on the Grand River at its confluence with the Red Cedar River; inc. 1859. Lansing is a trade and processing center for its surrounding agricultural area. Paper, metal, and plastic products; machinery; medical equipment; and building materials are manufactured. The city grew after it was made state capital (1847), and industrial development came with the railroads (1870s) and the automobile industry (1897). The state capitol houses a museum, and the state office building contains the state library and historical office. Lansing has the Michigan School for the Blind. American author Ray BakerBaker, Ray Stannard,
pseud. David Grayson,
1870–1946, American author, b. Lansing, Mich., grad. Michigan State College (now Michigan State Univ.), 1889. At first a Chicago newspaper reporter, he joined the staff of McClure's Magazine
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 was born in the city. The adjacent suburb of East LansingEast Lansing,
city (1990 pop. 50,677), Ingham co., S central Mich., a suburb of Lansing, on the Red Cedar River; inc. 1907. The city was first known as College Park, but was renamed when it was incorporated.
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 is the seat of Michigan State Univ.

Lansing

 

a city in the northern USA, the state capital of Michigan. Population, 131,500 (1970; including suburbs, 378,400). Some 40,000 persons were employed in industry in 1969. It is an important center of the automobile industry. Tractors, engines, boilers, pumps, and agricultural equipment are also produced in Lansing. There is a sugar-beet industry. Lansing is a center of commerce and transportation.

Lansing

a city in S Michigan, on the Grand River: the state capital. Pop.: 118 379 (2003 est.)
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