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Des Moines Explained

Des Moines at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the capital city of the US state of Iowa//

Des Moines at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

City (pop., 1996 est.: 193,000), capital of Iowa. Located at the juncture of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers, Ft. Des Moines was established in 1843 to protect the Sauk and Fox Indians. The area was opened to white settlers in 1845. E. Des Moines developed and by 1856 had amalgamated with Ft. Des Moines to form the present city, which became the capital in 1857. The state's largest city, it is a communications hub and a major commercial manufacturing, governmental, and publishing center (especially for farm journals). It is the site of Drake Univ. (1881) and home to the KRNT Theatre, one of the nation's largest.

Des Moines at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Des Moines
n : the capital and largest city in Iowa [syn: {capital of Iowa}]

Des Moines at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


* Inter: IPA » /dəˈmɔɪn/

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • The capital city of the state of Iowa.


    Inter: trans-top » the capital city of the state of Iowa
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|Des Moines
    • Japanese: デモイン
    • Korean: 디모인
    • Mandarin: 德梅因

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ojibwe: Inter: tø » oj|Moowiingwenaa-ziibiing
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Де-Мойн|m|tr=De-Mojn

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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