Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in eastern Iowa

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • 'Cedar Rapids' The main thing about "Cedar Rapids" is that it makes you laugh — often and out loud.

    'Gnomeo': A Bard's Garden of Delights

  • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Campbell, 20 percent of Cedar Rapids, which is the second largest city in the state of Iowa, is under water.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • GARY TUCHMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Well, Campbell, 20 percent of Cedar Rapids, which is the second largest city in the state of Iowa, is under water.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • And I can't speak for every citizen in the city of Cedar Rapids, which is a city of 120,000 people, but anecdotally, yes, many of the people that we talked to said because they were told they live in a 500-year floodplain, meaning something like this only happens every 500 years, that they did not need flood insurance, and so they didn't buy it.

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2008

  • Comedy "Cedar Rapids," which tells of naive, small-town insurance man Tim Lippe Ed Helms on a trip to a convention in the big city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, enjoyed a solid premiere at January's Sundance Film Festival and is getting good reviews.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Yirkovsky, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, man with an extensive criminal record, was back in school pursuing a high-school diploma and working as a drywall installer.

    As Federal Crime List Grows, Threshold of Guilt Declines

  • Highest college attainment: 57.9% of adults 3. Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Boomtowns And Busts

  • Ms. Clarke, who grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was a single mom in her 20s who held down odd jobs while indulging her "fun hobby" of putting together fashion shows at the local mall.

    A Different Kind of Girl Scout

  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa AP -- A 22-year-old Cedar Rapids man has gotten three years in prison for recruiting fake students to sign up for classes at Kirkwood Community College in a student loan scheme.

    Iowa Man Gets 3 Years In Student Loan Scheme

  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa AP -- A 22-year-old Cedar Rapids man has gotten three years in prison for recruiting fake students to sign up for classes...

    Iowa Man Gets 3 Years In Student Loan Scheme

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.