What are Minneapolis?

  • (noun): Largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities.


Minneapolis ( i/ˌmɪniːˈæpəlɪs/), 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.

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Downtown East, Minneapolis
... Downtown East is an official neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States part of the larger Central community ... a number of former industrial properties left over from the days when Minneapolis was the flour milling capital of the world ...
Hennepin County Law Library - Staff
... Kneeland, one of the incorporators of the Minneapolis Bar Association, the Bar Association employed three librarians during the time it owned the law library ... Waters, though a newspaper article on December 26, 1884 in the Minneapolis Evening Journal stated that F ... Stevens (Minneapolis Legal Publishing and Engraving Co ...
Smofe + Smang: Live In Minneapolis
... Smofe + Smang Live in Minneapolis is a live album by Mike Doughty recorded at the Woman's Club Theater in Minneapolis on February 27, 2002 ...
Washburn-Fair Oaks Mansion District - Overview
... Washburn, a lawyer who moved to Minneapolis in 1857 and amassed a fortune in the family milling business ... in the house until his death in 1912, at which point he willed the mansion to the Minneapolis Park Board ... The Minneapolis Institute of Arts building is located immediately south of the park ...