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[ev-uh nz-vil]
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  1. a city in SW Indiana, on the Ohio River.
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Examples from the Web for evansville

Historical Examples

  • They were from Evansville, Indiana, the wife and daughter of a railroad treasurer.

    Sister Carrie

    Theodore Dreiser

  • The Tippecanoe Club of Evansville, with sixty veterans, led the column.

  • Evansville was located in 1833, and owes its rise to the great road.

  • The prisoners were taken charge of by the Marshall of Evansville.

  • The papers state, that they were all given up to the Marshal of Evansville, Indiana.

British Dictionary definitions for evansville


  1. a city in SW Indiana, on the Ohio River. Pop: 117 881 (2003 est)
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