Dodge City


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Dodge City

A city of southwest Kansas on the Arkansas River west of Wichita. It was a major railroad shipping point for Texas cattle in the 1880s and gained notoriety for its lawlessness.

Dodge City

n
(Placename) a city in SW Kansas, on the Arkansas River: famous as a frontier town on the Santa Fe Trail. Pop: 25 568 (2003 est)

Dodge′ Cit′y


n.
a city in SW Kansas, on the Arkansas River: important frontier town and railhead on the old Santa Fe route. 18,001.
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Noun1.Dodge City - a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas RiverDodge City - a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River; formerly a rowdy cow town
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
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Three bold and experienced men - cool, confident, and dry when they began; white, quivering, and wet when they finished their trick at those terrible wheels - swung her over the great lift from Albuquerque to Glorietta and beyond Springer, up and up to the Raton Tunnel on the State line, whence they dropped rocking into La Junta, had sight of the Arkansaw, and tore down the long slope to Dodge City, where Cheyne took comfort once again from setting his watch an hour ahead.
At Dodge City an unknown hand threw in a copy of a Kansas paper containing some sort of an interview with Harvey, who had evidently fallen in with an enterprising reporter, telegraphed on from Boston.
justin hergert fleet manager, dodge city community college, 2501 north 14th avenue, dodge city, ks 67801-2399, phone: 620-227-9386, email: jhergert@dc3.
Established as a military settlement, Dodge City developed into a frisky cowtown with a bustling stockyard and railroad terminus.
When I was just a kid, our family went to Dodge City on vacation.
Army during the Indian wars and, finally, he perfected his skills as a gambler in locations that included Leadville, Tombstone, Dodge City, and Fort Worth.
The community radio presenter was appointed to the surprise position after he interviewed Marshal Allen Bailey from Dodge City, Kansas, on his show.
AP) -- A proposal to merge Dodge City Community College into Fort Hays State University has collapsed after leaders of the Dodge City institution split on whether to support the plan.
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Dragging Wyatt Earp; a personal history of Dodge City.
CHIMNEY STACKS Renewal Here where I live in Dodge City, Obama was universally loathed by the aging white population who voted for the extreme right here.