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Term: Minneapolis

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Located on Mississippi River's Falls of St. Anthony in SE central Minnesota; "Twin Cities" with St. Paul as region's largest economic center; named for Dakota Sioux word "minne" (water) & Greek "polis" (city); site visited by Father Hennepin in 1680. BGN1931 ranked 34th by population in the 1980 census

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American, 1908 - 1976
American, b.1939
American, born 1953