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[tem-pee] /ˈtɛm pi/
Vale of, a valley in E Greece, in Thessaly, between Mounts Olympus and Ossa.
a city in central Arizona, near Phoenix. Unabridged
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  • "One strong company, say one hundred and twenty men," Captain Tempe answered.

  • The door was quickly closed, and Tempe stood with her horse in the darkness.

    Stories of New Jersey Frank Richard Stockton
  • She turned and fled like a frightened deer, back towards the Vale of Tempe.

    Old Greek Stories James Baldwin
  • The vale of Tempe, Tivoli and Rome are earth and water, rocks and sky.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The next morning, when the corps assembled for drill, Captain Tempe addressed them on the subject of the events in Paris.

  • He then went down into Dijon, and called upon Captain Tempe.

  • "I should be very glad if you would do so," Captain Tempe said.

  • Colonel Tempe sent in his name to the minister, and they were at once admitted.

  • This raised a big excitement, and armed companies commenced to gather both at Tempe and Phoenix.

British Dictionary definitions for Tempe


Vale of Tempe, a wooded valley in E Greece, in Thessaly between the mountains Olympus and Ossa Modern Greek name Témbi
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