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A city of southeast Minnesota on the Mississippi River adjacent to St. Paul. The largest city in the state, it developed as a lumber and flour mill center.


(Placename) a city in SE Minnesota, on the Mississippi River adjacent to St Paul: the largest city in the state; important centre for the grain trade. Pop: 373 188 (2003 est)


(ˌmɪn iˈæp ə lɪs)

a city in SE Minnesota, on the Mississippi. 358,785.
Min`ne•a•pol′i•tan (-əˈpɒl ɪ tn) n.
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Noun1.Minneapolis - largest city in MinnesotaMinneapolis - largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities
Gopher State, Minnesota, North Star State, MN - a midwestern state
Twin Cities - nickname for Saint Paul and Minneapolis
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