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ˌmɪn iˈæp ə lɪsMin·neapo·lis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Minneapolis(noun)

    largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities


  1. Minneapolis(ProperNoun)

    The largest city in the state of Minnesota.

  2. Origin: From mini + πόλις.


  1. Minneapolis

    Minneapolis, nicknamed "City of Lakes" and the "Mill City," is the county seat of Hennepin County, the largest city in the state of Minnesota, and the 48th largest in the United States. Its name is attributed to the city's first schoolteacher, who combined mni, a Dakota Sioux word for water, and polis, the Greek word for city. As of 2012, the estimated population of the city of Minneapolis is 392,880. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. Known as the Twin Cities, Minneapolis–Saint Paul is the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S., with the area containing approximately 3.4 million residents. The city is abundantly rich in water, with twenty lakes and wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. Among cities of similar densities, Minneapolis has the most dedicated parkland. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber, and today is the primary business center between Chicago and Seattle, with Minneapolis proper containing America's fifth highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Minneapolis

    city of U.S., Minnesota, on both sides of the Mississippi, the greatest centre of the wheat and flour trade in U.S.

How to pronounce Minneapolis?

  1. Alex
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How to say Minneapolis in sign language?

  1. minneapolis


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Minneapolis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Minneapolis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Minneapolis in a Sentence

  1. The University:

    If you have any information, please contact us or the Minneapolis police.

  2. Police ChiefMedaria Arradondo:

    Public trust is absolutely cornerstone to what I want to see in terms of our culture at the Minneapolis Police Department.

  3. Dick Bove:

    He's trying to swing way above the weight of the Minneapolis Fed. He didn't come from California just to rub elbows with ranchers in Helena.

  4. Medaria Arradondo:

    This was indeed a sad and tragic incident that has affected family, friends, neighbors, the City of Minneapolis and people around the world, most significantly in her home country of Australia.

  5. Jacob Frey:

    I condemn the perpetrators and their tactics in the strongest possible terms, identity Evropa and those who share their values have no place in our city. Hate has no place in Minneapolis. Period.

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