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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River opposite the Illinois-Wisconsin border. It was first settled permanently in 1833 and is the oldest city in the state. Population: 57,700.

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  • n. a town in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River

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Examples

  • DUBUQUE - A member of an environmental committee that wants Dubuque to consider banning plastic shopping bags said it's time to look at options to the oil-based products.

    The Hawk Eye

  • DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Dubuque police say a man has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and arson after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman and threatening to light her on fire.

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  • DUBUQUE (KWWL & TELEGRAPH HERALD) - Dubuque emergency resuce crews responded to several accidents Wednesday afternoon, including one where a woman drove into a DOT driver's licence station.

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  • The event in Dubuque today, looping in federal officials, demonstrates the depth of IBM's transformation from big hardware supplier to professional services powerhouse.

    IBM wants to make Dubuque, Iowa a showcase

  • Who wants to see their religious traditions disrespected by foreigners strolling about and taking pictures as if the congregants were morons to be fodder for their two-bit family slide show back in Dubuque?

    Any Chiapas backroad driving experts?

  • People in Dubuque have also soured on Murphy following a dispute his wife had with Finley Hospital, where his wife is a nurse and union representative.

    Kern has Speaker Murphy Worried in HD 28

  • As women religious, we wouldn't believe that we've done anything to create the need for this, says Nancy Schreck, president of Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque, Iowa.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • We move up the river -- always through enchanting scenery, there being no other kind on the Upper Mississippi -- and pass Moline, a center of vast manufacturing industries; and Clinton and Lyons, great lumber centers; and presently reach Dubuque, which is situated in a rich mineral region.

    Life on the Mississippi

  • Kunzie said his father, Scott Kunzie, also called Dubuque freshman Mollie Whiting, a 2009

    News

  • "Reconnecting some of Iowa's largest cities - such as Dubuque, Iowa City and the Quad Cities - to Chicago will add to our state's economic success," said Culver, "and as governor I appreciate the opportunity to work with Governor Quinn on this important regional issue."

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