Kansas City


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Kansas City

A city of western Missouri contiguous with Kansas City, Kansas, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Established as a fur-trading post in the 1820s, it grew as a port and industrial center.
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Kansas City

n
1. (Placename) a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers: important centre of livestock and meat-packing industry. Pop: 442 768 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri. Pop: 145 757 (2003 est)
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Kan′sas Cit′y


n.
1. a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. 441,259.
2. a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Mo. 160,630.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kansas City - a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri RiverKansas City - a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
2.Kansas City - a city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
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Two chairs, a home-made table with a Kansas City Star as a cloth, a sheetless bed, a rough cupboard, a stove and floors carpeted with accumulations of untidiness completed the furnishings.
"Yes, and a good part of it is going into a first-class modern house with a heating plant and running hot and cold water in a tiled-floor bath-room, and a concrete cellar for the woman's preserved things and built-in cupboards, lots of closets, a big garret, and hardwood floors and fancy paper on the walls, and the prettiest polished golden oak furniture you can buy in Kansas City, not to mention a big fireplace and wide, sunny porches.
After the Kansas City flood of 1903, when the drenched city was without railways or street-cars or electric lights, it was the telephone that held the city together and brought help to the danger-spots.
The truth was that she had definitely given up the idea of cleaning anything, under pressure of an attack of rheumatism, which had kept her doubled up in one corner of her room for over a week; during which time eleven of her boarders, heavily in her debt, had concluded to try their chances of employment in Kansas City. This was July, and the fields were green.
Kansas City, Missouri - Just 65 years after Lewis and Clark traveled up the Missouri River through the Kansas City area, John Deere opened its first branch office in 1869.
Kansas City's primary business is providing financial protection through the sale of life insurance and annuities.
Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the US, Mexico and Panama.
Kansas City will host the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens or Los Angeles Chargers in the divisional playoffs.
Gibson has built a distinguished career as a communications consultant and entrepreneur, spending the previous seven years as client partnership director at Global Prairie, a global marketing firm, headquartered in Kansas City. At Global Prairie, her client teams focused on corporate communications, public affairs and brand strategy.
Once the new center becomes fully operational, it will add more than 360 new jobs to the Kansas City area, as well as an additional 70 to 100 jobs through work with local businesses, according to CVS.
Kansas City Breweries Company adopted the strategy of being strongly associated with field sports, hunting, fishing and motorsports from its sponsorship of popular radio broadcasts and racing teams showing consumers its products are the familiar style of crisp domestic lager beers they grew up with and not craft beers.

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