Dodge City

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dodge City a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River; formerly a rowdy cow town
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Usage

In literature:

It was like sending the sheriff in to clean up Dodge City and arming her with a slingshot cut from an old rubber tire.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
He's whistlin' for Dodge City now.
"The Young Forester" by Zane Grey
He went to Dodge City once and when he came back he made a bluff at being a bad man.
"The Man of the Forest" by Zane Grey
Dodge, the city editor, beckoned to me.
"The Gates of Chance" by Van Tassel Sutphen
DODGE CITY, KANSAS, June, 1873.
"Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888" by Frances M.A. Roe
Dodge bowed graciously, and turning over the leaves of his private journal, he alighted in the heart of the great city named.
"Homeward Bound" by James Fenimore Cooper
BURNETT, R.H., Dodge City.
"The Story of The American Legion" by George Seay Wheat
When we reached Dodge City we drew our four months' pay.
"Cowboy Songs" by Various
ON A TRIP TO DODGE CITY, KAN.
"The Life and Adventures of Nat Love" by Nat Love
Each year there was a sale for buyers from large cities in the North on the Dodges' wharf.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
The road was completed to Fort Dodge in August, 1869, and to Sioux City a year or two later.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
We goes to Fort Griffin and Dodge City and Laramie, in Wyoming.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Our apples are sold in Dodge City and Larned.
"The Apple" by Various
Nor did she speak all the while we purred and hummed and dodged our way across the city.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
At this very time a promising movement is gaining head to organize once more in David Dodge's city a New York Peace Society.
"War Inconsistent with the Religion of Jesus Christ" by David Low Dodge
There are no lakes or mountains to dodge, nor particularly big cities to edge over to.
"Our Army at the Front" by Heywood Broun
Vic Housholder (MS) observed a hen with ten chicks ten miles south of Dodge City, Ford County, on June 1, 1955.
"The Breeding Birds of Kansas" by Richard F. Johnston
When the railroad was extended to Dodge City, that place became the shipping point for the beef-cattle of the whole Southwest.
"The Indians' Last Fight" by Dennis Collins
Dodge," said the city marshal, "will you be good enough to relieve this young man of his weapons.
"Frank Merriwell's Backers" by Burt L. Standish
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In news:

Each year the Court Appointed Special Advocate ( CASA ) program in Judicial District 16, which includes Dodge City, reaches out to local businesses and organizations asking them to 'adopt' a CASA child.
Students at Dodge City Middle School participated in a mock presidential election Tuesday as the rest of the nation went to the polls to choose leadership for the next four years.
KESH Radio in Dodge City, Kan.
National Beef Packing Co LLC, a Dodge City, Kan.
Dodge City sophomore Bernabe Rincon probably has never heard of the "fumbleruski" play of football, but he showed that he knew how to perform it correctly.
The Dodge City Soroptimist club announced they're accepting applications for the Women's Opportunity Award, a program that assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families.
47, died Monday, Sept 17, 2012 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.
The Butler Grizzlies entered Dodge City, and the 2012 season, with a relentless sense for finding the end zone, both offensively and defensively, rolling to a 72-12 win over Dodge City CC.
Water will be shut off today to all customers on the following streets while the city of For Dodge replaces a water valve.
The safest way for city residents to celebrate around the Fourth of July may be to get out of Dodge.
Dodge City police say the western Kansas city is seeing a big increase in burglaries.
The city of Fort Dodge will be repairing and improving the north lane of the street.
Nancy Jane Berkely, 90, was born Sept 15, 1922 in Dodge City to N.C. She died Dec 5, 2012 at her home in Sarasota, Flor.
Dodge City overcomes Junction City's height for second win in three games.
The Dodge City Lady Demons knew they were not going to have a height advantage Saturday afternoon against Junction City in their matchup at Shenk Gymnasium.
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