from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southeast South Dakota on the Big Sioux River north of Sioux City, Iowa. First settled c. 1856, it was destroyed in the Sioux uprising of 1862 and reestablished as a military post in 1865. It is now the largest city in the state.

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  • noun largest city in South Dakota; located in southeastern South Dakota


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  • I am on Interstate 90, which goes all the way back to Sioux Falls, which is near my home.

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  • And Inc. magazine called Sioux Falls an underhyped business haven, where manufacturing and tech sectors are thriving.

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  • This civil case has been filed in Sioux Falls, which is the headquarters for the nursing home chain.

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  • In the weeks leading up to the campaign, Sen. Clinton worked hard to court voters in South Dakota, crisscrossing the state by plane and motorcade and holding events both in larger population centers such as Sioux Falls and Rapid City as well as smaller areas.

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  • Many places in the United States with smaller populations than 160,000 have City Councils of their own, such as Sioux Falls, South Dakota (pop.

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  • More important, his show with Siskel was like a lifeline, when my career seemed lost in the black hole of a newspaper in Sioux Falls, S.D., in the early 1980s.

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  • Hospitals and industrial clients are served first, leaving the party industry at the bottom of the pile for helium sales, said Gary Krekelberg, owner of Party Land in Sioux Falls, S.D.Krekelberg, who says he normally goes through three or four tanks of helium a week, is rationing his last one carefully.

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  • Waiving the ethanol mandates "would lead to inconsistent regulation and sends a bad message to the investment community and producers seeking financing for first-of-its-kind technology," said Rob Skjonsberg, vice president of public policy and corporate affairs for Poet LLC, a leading ethanol producer based in Sioux Falls.

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  • The planes often make a half-dozen flights a day, traveling to locations such as Marshall, Minn., Sioux Falls, S.D., and Manhattan, Kan.

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  • •Experiment: The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D., set out to test whether it was hot enough to fry an egg on a sidewalk , posting the findings on Facebook.

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