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A city of northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River across from Davenport, Iowa. It developed as a major producer of farm implements and tractors.
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(Heraldry) heraldry (of a cross) having arms of equal length, forked and curved back at the ends
[C16: probably from Anglo-French moliné, from molin mill1, referring to the arms curved back like the ends of a mill-rind]
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(ˈmoʊ lɪn, moʊˈlaɪn)

(of a heraldic cross) having the arms split and curved back at the ends.
[1555–65; < Anglo-French *moliné=molin mill1 + < Latin -ātus -ate1]
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Noun1.moline - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi RiverMoline - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
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And there beyond I see the red and silver of the Worsleys of Apuldercombe, who like myself are of Hampshire lineage, Close behind us is the moline cross of the gallant William Molyneux, and beside it the bloody chevrons of the Norfork Woodhouses, with the amulets of the Musgraves of Westmoreland.
Release date- 22082019 - MOLINE, Illinois - Once a year the John Deere Pavilion invites owners of heritage tractors to ride through the streets of Moline, display their machines outside the facility, and share unique collecting and restoration stories with guests.
The company was bought out by the Moline Plow Co., Moline, Illinois, in 1913 and eventually became part of the Minneapolis-Moline Co.
The Maroons play in the Western Big 6 Conference, whose members range in enrollment size from 2,082 (Moline) to 440 (Rock Island Alleman).
A two-year mission trip to southern Argentina during his college years resulted in an "epiphany" for Corey Moline: Engineering wasn't the field he needed to pursue.
Moline, IL, July 11, 2017 --( Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for CEO/President.
Truitt tells The Moline Dispatch that the greatest challenge during her presidency has been dealing with funding issue during the state's ongoing budget impasse.
The newly acquired centres are located in Homewood, Moline and Marion, IL and are each the leading and longest established centers in their respective communities serving in aggregate over 350 members.
A year and a half later, the health system has made significant headway toward these goals, Kristi Moline, the organization's telehealth program manager, said at the American Telemedicine Association annual conference.
For reference, the Quad Cities, in order of descending population, are: Davenport, Iowa, Moline, Ill., Rock Island, Ill., Bettendorf, Iowa and East Moline, Ill.
Why, just a few hours outside Chicago, visitors can experience the best of Midwestern living in towns such as 'Galena,' 'Rockford,' 'Moline,' and 'Savanna'; locally known as the "Quad Cities" in Illinois.