Des Moines

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/də ˈmɔɪn/, /də ˈmɔɪnz/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(də moin)


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Des Moines  (də moin),USA pronunciation 
  • Place Namesa city in and the capital of Iowa, in the central part, on the Des Moines River. 191,003.
  • Place Namesa river flowing SE from SW Minnesota through Iowa to the Mississippi River. ab. 530 mi. (850 km) long.
  • Des Moines•i•an  (də moin),USA pronunciation 
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Des Moines /də ˈmɔɪn; ˈmɔɪnz/ n
    1. a city in S central Iowa: state capital. Pop: 196 093 (2003 est)
    2. a river in the N central US, rising in SW Minnesota and flowing southeast to join the Mississippi. Length: 861 km (535 miles)
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