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A city of southwest Missouri near the Kansas border west of Springfield. It grew in the 1800s as a center of lead and zinc mining.
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1. (Biography) Janis 1943–70, US rock singer, noted for her hoarse and passionate style. Her albums include Cheap Thrills (1968) and Pearl (1971)
2. (Biography) Scott 1868–1917, US pianist and composer: creator of ragtime
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1. Scott, 1868–1917, U.S. ragtime pianist and composer.
2. a city in SW Missouri. 38,893.
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|Noun||1.||Joplin - United States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)|
|2.||Joplin - United States composer who was the first creator of ragtime to write down his compositions (1868-1917)|
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