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Kansas City(Encyclopedia)Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc...
Kansas(Encyclopedia)Kansas or Kaw, river, 170 mi (274 km) long, formed by the junction of the Smoky Hill and Republican rivers in NE Kansas and flowing E to the Missouri River at Kansas City; the system drains parts of K...
Kansas(Encyclopedia)Kansas kn´zs [key], midwestern state occupying the center of the coterminous United States. It is bordered by Missouri (E), Oklahoma (S), Colorado (W), and Nebraska (N). Facts and Figures Area, 8...
Kansas, University of(Encyclopedia)Kansas, University of, main campus at Lawrence; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1864, opened 1866 with aid from the philanthropist Amos A. Lawrence. Its schools of medicine and allied health...
city(Encyclopedia)city, densely populated urban center, larger than a village or a town, whose inhabitants are engaged primarily in commerce and industry. In the United States a city is legally an incorporated municipa...
Kansas-Nebraska Act(Encyclopedia)Kansas-Nebraska Act, bill that became law on May 30, 1854, by which the U.S. Congress established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. By 1854 the organization of the vast Platte and Kansas river c...
Kansas State University(Encyclopedia)Kansas State University, main campus at Manhattan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered and opened 1863. There is an additional campus at Salina. Among the university's research fa...
Buffalo City(Encyclopedia)Buffalo City, metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 755,200), Eastern Cape prov., South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. East London is the municipal seat; other communities include Mdantsane, Khambashe, D...
Belize City(Encyclopedia)Belize City, capital (1993 est. pop. 47,724) of Belize dist., Belize, at the mouth of the Belize River, on the Caribbean Sea. The river flows c.180 mi (290 km) generally west and is navigable almost t...
University City(Encyclopedia)University City, city (1990 pop. 40,087), St. Louis co., E Mo.; inc. 1906. A residential suburb of St. Louis, the city has light manufacturing, including textiles and metal fabrication. Washington Uni...
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