Minneapolis

geographical name
Min·​ne·​ap·​o·​lis | \ ˌmi-nē-ˈa-pə-lis How to pronounce Minneapolis (audio) \

Definition of Minneapolis

city in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi River just west of St. Paul population 383,578

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Minneapolitan \ ˌmi-​nē-​ə-​ˈpä-​lə-​tən How to pronounce Minneapolitan (audio) \ noun

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“Minneapolis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Minneapolis. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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