from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting the southern shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania, and western New York. The Erie ceased to exist as a people after being defeated by the Iroquois in the mid-17th century.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Iroquoian language of the Erie.
- A city of northwest Pennsylvania on Lake Erie southwest of Buffalo, New York. A port of entry, it was laid out in 1795 on the site of Fort Presque Isle, built by the French in 1753. Population: 102,000.
- LakeErie One of the Great Lakes, bounded by southern Ontario, western New York, northwest Pennsylvania, northern Ohio, and southeast Michigan. A vital part of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system, it is linked with the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal.
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- proper n. One of the Great Lakes of North America
- proper n. A city in Pennsylvania
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
- n. the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal
- n. a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York
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CURVE / ERIE SERIES: Tonight is the first of 25 meetings between Altoona and Erie.
"Because Erie is the shallowest of the Great Lakes, we think it's the logical place for fly tackle and fly-only fishing," said Fossil.
This hooked jaw brown trout put up a nice little fight while fly fishing Elk Creek in Erie, PA.
Same story in Erie county PA. good luck the rest of the season.
"All they're trying to do is cover their butts," says Pennsylvania resident Dennis Stratton, an activist in Erie, where the state monitored at Wayne School.
So staffers had to remove chairs in Erie because no one cared enough to show up yesterday ...
"I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in," the former president said during a speech to business leaders in Erie, Pennsylvania, according to the Washington Times.
The letter was sent Feb. 18 to Joseph Prischak, the president of Africa 6000 International in Erie, Pa.
Other than the obvious dirty pun on the name, Erie is just funnier than Bangor.
If you then ask how this businessman could carry 93% of the vote in Erie County — trouncing the party's designated nominee, former congressman Rick Lazio 63% to 37% statewide — you will be met with either blank stares or off-the-cuff comments about the mental limitations of those upstate outlanders.
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