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

  • The capital of South Dakota, in the central part of the state on the Missouri River. Originally a small trading center, it thrived after the coming of the railroad and was chosen as state capital in 1889. Population: 14,100.

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  • proper n. A male given name occasionally borrowed from French, cognate to Peter.
  • proper n. The capital of South Dakota.

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  • n. capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river


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  • PIERRE, SD - A 41-year-old fish that entertained visitors to a Pierre hotel for nearly a quarter century has died.

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  • PIERRE, SD - A second Fort Pierre man who pleaded guilty to charges in the theft and destruction of a Ronald McDonald statue in Pierre has been sentenced to serve 45 days in jail.

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  • The "Islands of S.. Pierre," _Isles S. Pierre_, includes the Island of S.. Peter and the cluster surrounding it.

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  • PIERRE - Crews are working on several renovation projects at the state government complex in Pierre.


  • PIERRE - Pierre police are looking for a shoplifting suspect who got away by swimming across a narrow part of the Missouri River.

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  • As editor, Plantard first took the name Pierre de France, although he favored the more impressive Pierre de France-Plantard in later editions.

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