from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Iowa, in the south-central part of the state on the Des Moines River. Fort Des Moines was built on the site in 1843, and the surrounding settlement became a city in 1851. It was chosen as state capital in 1857. Population: 194,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of the state of Iowa.
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- n. the capital and largest city in Iowa
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And, guess what ... none of them call Des Moines home.
In the case of the mayor of Des Moines, that is simply the population of the Des Moines metropolitan area.
Leaving the boatmen with the canoes, near the mouth of the river now called Des Moines, Marquette and Joliet set out alone, to follow up the trail, and seek the people who had made it.
As they state that the two villages, which they visited, were on the western side of the Mississippi, at the latitude of forty degrees north, and upon the banks of a stream flowing into the Great River, it is supposed that these villages were upon the stream now called Des Moines, which forms a part of the boundary between Iowa and Missouri.
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If you have any information about her whereabouts call Des Moines police at 515-283-4811.
Johnson said he was about to call Des Moines police for help when Field "freaked out."
A concert will be held today in the town of Des Moines, which is 110 miles from the crash site.
Together, they own a video production company and are happy to now call Des Moines home.
Chen points to national rankings over the past decade that name Des Moines as "a great place to do business, with affordable housing, etc."
A spokeswoman for Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, which is Polk County's public hospital, said the facility already has fairly strict visitor policies but might tighten them more.