Definition of Quad Cities in English:

Quad Cities

proper noun

  • 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.

Pronunciation:

Quad Cities

/ˌkwäd ˈsitēz/