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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central Oregon on the Willamette River south of Salem. It is the seat of the University of Oregon (founded 1872).

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  • proper noun A male given name
  • proper noun A town in Oregon

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

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

Etymologies

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

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