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Noun: Chicago  shi'kaa-gow
  1. Largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan
    - Windy City
     
  2. A gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
    - Michigan, Newmarket, boodle, stops

Type of: card game, cards, city, metropolis, port, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State

Encyclopedia: Chicago, Oswego, Rutland and Portland Railroad