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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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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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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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|Noun||1.||Kansas City - a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas|
|2.||Kansas City - a city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri|
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