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3/1/2017, 3:32 PM Mike C
1/1/2015, 4:22 PM Beautiful Victory
8/26/2014, 3:44 PM Fanny

Name Des moines
Type Settlement
Usage English
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Name of the capital and the most populous city in IOWA, which derived from Fort Des Moines, which was named for the Des Moines River. The French des Moines translates to either "from the monks" or "of the monks".
Added 8/26/2014 by Fanny