City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Minnesota Entire Site

Top Minnesota Entries

151. Grumpy's Nordeast: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring plentiful local beers and a semi-secret fire pit.
152. 331 Club: Northeast Minneapolis bar featuring free live music every night of the week, trivia and Blingo.
153. Mesa Pizza By the Slice: Small pizza place in Dinkytown selling specialty pizza's with a wide variety of toppings. The restaurant is very si...  
154. Moneyapolis: An endearing term for Minneapolis, used mostly by the younger crowd.  
155. Mini Apple, The: The Mini Apple is a playful nickname for Minneapolis. It's not quite the Big Apple (New York), but is apple-worthy ...  
156. Flour City: A nickname for Minneapolis, largely a result of its long history of wheat milling. General Mills, a huge flour powe...  
157. Med City: Med City is a nickname given to the city of Rochester because of its world famous Mayo Clinic. A number of local bu...  
158. Mayo Clinic: A world-class medical facility and medical school in Rochester, Mayo Clinic is never pronounced with "the" in front...  
159. Best Place to Live: Rochesterians take pride in their city and weren't surprised by Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" survey putti...  
160. Rochesterian: Rochesterian is a nickname for a Rochester resident.  
161. Largest Ear of Corn in the World: Outside the Seneca food processing plant there's a huge water tower that is supposedly the world's largest ear of c...  
162. No Natural Lakes: An oddity in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes," Rochester (as well as the entire Olmsted County) doesn't have a single nat...  
163. Air-Conditioned City: Nickname for Duluth because of the cooling effect of Lake Superior in the summer months.  
164. Emerald City on the Hill: Nickname for the city of Duluth  
165. Valley, The: Apple Valley aka "The Valley" is one of the greatest cities in the world. Unlike many other hometowns, most college...  
 
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
 
Minnesota Tagline
"Land of 10,000 Lakes and zero Super Bowl wins" Edit | History
Poll
Past Words of the Day

Refers to the laid-back atmosphere, where it is not uncommon for people to arrive 10 minutes late for meetings

1. Freedom Tower, formallly 1 World Trade Center, is the building currently under construction at Ground Zero, the site of the former World Trade Center towers that collapsed with the 9/11 attacks.

2. In March this year they dropped the Freedom Tower name for "1 World Trade Center". It will be 1776 feet high, giving it an extra dose of America.

A way of chugging an alcoholic beverage by holding it with your bicep and forearm. Named after the town of origin, Saukville Wisconsin.

Manhattanites refer to those who commute into Manhattan by bridge or by tunnel as "B&T"s, occasionally as an indication of someone who is "not a real Manhattanite", and/or "pays a more reasonable rent or mortgage"

This slang for rubber bands in Pittsburgh speak, not to be confused with bubble gum bands, which are singing groups without instrumental accompaniment.