from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of south-central Arizona east of Phoenix. It is a resort and the seat of Arizona State University (established 1885). Population: 170,000.
- Vale ofTempe A valley of northeast Greece between Mount Olympus and Mount Ossa. Strategically important in ancient times, it is noted for its rugged scenery.
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- proper n. A city in Arizona.
Named for the Vale of Tempe in northern Thessaly, Greece (Wiktionary)