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Des Plaines

[ des -pleynz ]
/ dɛs ˈpleɪnz /
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noun

a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
a river in SE Wisconsin and NE Illinois, flowing S to join the Kankakee River in forming the Illinois River; part of the Illinois Waterway. 110 miles (177 km) long.

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