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  • proper n. A large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA.

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  • n. a city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas
  • n. a city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri

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  • There are two Kansas Cities? Life is so complicated :-(

    November 21, 2009

  • Further proof that we can run... but we can never hide from other Wordies! Good detective work, ptero.

    November 21, 2009

  • Or, as they say in nebraksa, an internatile airpot and a bus despot.

    November 21, 2009

  • I always describe the difference as: one has an international airport (KCMO); the other (KCK) has a Greyhound Bus Depot (or did).

    November 21, 2009

  • Yes, it's likely the comma to blame. Or else the system knew that there are two Kansas Cities: one in Missouri and on in Kansas. The good barbecue is on the Missouri side.

    November 21, 2009

  • Yep. Sorry.

    November 21, 2009

  • Oh, you're talking about Pronunciations...

    November 21, 2009

  • ... but I didn't make my recording on this page. Why is there no recording on the Kansas City, Missouri page (where I made my recording?)

    November 21, 2009

  • I've just tried it, and it worked normally from both its own page and the list page.

    November 21, 2009

  • I listed this word as "Kansas City, Missouri", but Wordnik ignored the Missouri part. Is the comma to blame?

    November 21, 2009