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The capital of Missouri, in the central part of the state on the Missouri River. The site was chosen for the capital when Missouri was admitted to the Union in 1821, and the government was relocated here in 1826.
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(Placename) a city in central Missouri, the state capital, on the Missouri River. Pop: 37 550 (2003 est)
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the capital of Missouri, in the central part, on the Missouri River. 33,619.
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