from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Minnesota on the Mississippi River adjacent to St. Paul. The largest city in the state, it was a leading lumbering center in the 19th century and today is a port of entry and major industrial hub. Population: 373,000.
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- proper n. The largest city in the state of Minnesota.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities
From Dakota mini ("water") + Ancient Greek πόλις (polis, "city"). (Wiktionary)