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.

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  • n. largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities


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From Dakota mini ("water") + Ancient Greek πόλις (polis, "city").


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