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Willmar (wĭlˈmär) [key], city (1990 pop. 17,531), seat of Kandiyohi co., central Minn.; settled 1856, inc. as a city 1901. It is a railroad division point and a shipping center for grain and livestock. The city also processes turkey and other foods and manufactures metal and wood products and machinery.

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