Definition of Des Moines in English:

Des Moines

Syllabification: Des Moines
Pronunciation: /də ˈmoin
 
/
The capital of and the largest city in Iowa, in the southern central part of the state; population 197,052 (est. 2008).

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retention of juvenile features in the adult animal