Leavenworth

[ lev-uhn-wurth, -werth ]
/ ˈlɛv ənˌwɜrθ, -wərθ /

noun

a city in NE Kansas.
a federal and military prison there.

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Leavenworth
/ (ˈlɛvənˌwɜːθ, -wəθ) /

noun

a city in NE Kansas, on the Missouri River: the state's oldest city, founded in 1854 by proslavery settlers from Missouri. Pop: 35 211 (2003 est)
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