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DES MOINES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Des Moines mean? 

DES MOINES (noun)
  The noun DES MOINES has 1 sense:

1. the capital and largest city in Iowa

  Familiarity information: DES MOINES used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DES MOINES (noun)


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Meaning:

The capital and largest city in Iowa

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

capital of Iowa; Des Moines

Instance hypernyms:

state capital (the capital city of a political subdivision of a country)

Holonyms ("Des Moines" is a part of...):

Hawkeye State; IA; Iowa (a state in midwestern United States)


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