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Joplin

[jop-lin] /ˈdʒɒp lɪn/
noun
1.
Scott, 1868–1917, U.S. ragtime pianist and composer.
2.
a city in SW Missouri.
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  • On landing, Joplin scuttled and sunk the ferry-flat, to cut off pursuit.

  • During 1911 the average price paid in the Joplin District was $41.45.

    The Business of Mining Arthur J. Hoskin
  • Still, when we reached Bessietown, where we struck the steam-cars, the Joplin crowd broke for the train on a run.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
  • Madeira was at the stone steps of the Joplin house, and the girl took his arm and climbed the steps with him.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
  • From the Joplin stretch as a nucleus, lines of development have been steadily projected since 1874 to this day.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
British Dictionary definitions for Joplin

Joplin

/ˈdʒɒplɪn/
noun
1.
Janis 1943–70, US rock singer, noted for her hoarse and passionate style. Her albums include Cheap Thrills (1968) and Pearl (1971)
2.
Scott 1868–1917, US pianist and composer: creator of ragtime
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