Presque Isle

geographical name
\ presk-ˈī(-ə)l How to pronounce Presque Isle (audio) \

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peninsula of northwestern Pennsylvania in Lake Erie forming Presque Isle Bay (the harbor of Erie, Pennsylvania)

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“Presque Isle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Presque%20Isle. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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