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A city of northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River across from Davenport, Iowa. It developed as a major producer of farm implements and tractors.


(Heraldry) heraldry (of a cross) having arms of equal length, forked and curved back at the ends
[C16: probably from Anglo-French moliné, from molin mill1, referring to the arms curved back like the ends of a mill-rind]


(ˈmoʊ lɪn, moʊˈlaɪn)

(of a heraldic cross) having the arms split and curved back at the ends.
[1555–65; < Anglo-French *moliné=molin mill1 + < Latin -ātus -ate1]
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Noun1.moline - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi RiverMoline - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
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And there beyond I see the red and silver of the Worsleys of Apuldercombe, who like myself are of Hampshire lineage, Close behind us is the moline cross of the gallant William Molyneux, and beside it the bloody chevrons of the Norfork Woodhouses, with the amulets of the Musgraves of Westmoreland.
As Illinois marks its bicentennial this year with predictable programs about Carl Sandburg and Abraham Lincoln, Norm Moline gravitated toward another subject: transportation.
The City of Moline, Illinois is hereby seeking bids for the following project: City of Moline City Hall Window Replacement and Masonry Restoration Project.
is an award-winning, non-profit economic development organization devoted to the development of the City of Moline (IL).
Truitt tells The Moline Dispatch that the greatest challenge during her presidency has been dealing with funding issue during the state's ongoing budget impasse.
The newly acquired centres are located in Homewood, Moline and Marion, IL and are each the leading and longest established centers in their respective communities serving in aggregate over 350 members.
In about 1850, Alonzo Nourse had an agricultural warehouse at Main and Wells streets in Moline, Illinois.
A year and a half later, the health system has made significant headway toward these goals, Kristi Moline, the organization's telehealth program manager, said at the American Telemedicine Association annual conference.
For reference, the Quad Cities, in order of descending population, are: Davenport, Iowa, Moline, Ill.
Known for its renowned John Deere Pavilion, downtown Moline has been through a tremendous reformation.
Now, some educators may view visual materials as supplemental tools; but Steve Moline here views them as key strategies for engaging students at the most basic level of learning and skills acquisition.
announced it will invest $47 million to expand manufacturing capacity in its Moline, Ill.