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Kansas City

noun
1.
a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers.
2.
a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Mo.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kansas City

Kansas City

noun
1.
a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers: important centre of livestock and meat-packing industry. Pop: 442 768 (2003 est)
2.
a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri. Pop: 145 757 (2003 est)
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Kansas City in Culture

Kansas City definition


Two adjacent cities of the same name, one in northeastern Kansas, the other in northwestern Missouri, located at the junction of the Kansas and Missouri rivers.

Note: A commercial, industrial, and cultural center, Kansas City was the starting point for many western expeditions.
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