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.

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)

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.
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
References in classic literature ?
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.
I did not know all the men who were sitting about, but I recognized a furniture salesman from Kansas City, a drug man, and Willy O'Reilly, who travelled for a jewellery house and sold musical instruments.
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.
HEDFC had been the key contractor for Kansas City on virtually all federal housing spending for decades, until the city filed a breach of contract lawsuit and requested a court-appointed receiver to oversee the agency.
On April 28, 2001, along a dirt road in a wooded area at 59th and Kensington in Kansas City, Missouri, officers found the nude, headless body of a young African-American female lying in weeds along the edge of the road.
The Kansas City Stravinsky Festival 2001 offered a three-month feast for the senses.
That's because international trade is growing rapidly in the area surrounding Kansas City, which sprawls across the border of Kansas and Missouri.
As the Kansas City Star reported in its August 25, 1992, edition:

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