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Kansas City

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  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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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

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.

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