The word has its origins in the name given to the Wisconsin River by one of the Algonquian-speaking American Indian groups living in the region at the time of European contact, the Menominee Wēskōhsek-Sēpēw ("A Good Place to Live River"); borrowed into French as Ouisconsin by French explorers.
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