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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of western Oregon on the Willamette River south of Salem. It is the seat of the University of Oregon (founded 1872). Population: 146,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name
  • proper n. A town in Oregon

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in western Oregon on the Willamette River; site of a university
  • n. Austrian general in the service of the Holy Roman Empire during the War of the Spanish Succession (1663-1736)

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek εὐγένιος (eugenios, "well born") (Wiktionary)

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