Erie

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noun \ˈir-ē\

Definition of Erie

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people living south of Lake Erie in the 17th century

  2. 2 :  the extinct and prob. Iroquoian language of the Erie people

Origin and Etymology of erie

American French Erie, Erié, modification of Huron Eriehronon the Erie people


First Known Use: circa 1909


Erie

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geographical name \ˈir-ē\

Definition of Erie

  1. city and port on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania population 101,786


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