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