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Quad Cities

Syllabification: Quad Cities
Pronunciation: /ˌkwäd ˈsitēz
 
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Definition of Quad Cities in English:

An industrial complex of cities on the Mississippi River that includes Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island in northwestern Illinois. A second Quad Cities complex, in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River, consists of the cities of Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, and Muscle Shoals.

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