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Louisville

[loo-ee-vil, -uh-vuh l]
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noun
  1. a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: Kentucky Derby.
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Related formsLou·is·vill·ian [loo-ee-vil-yuh n] /ˌlu iˈvɪl yən/, noun
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Louisville

noun
  1. a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: site of the annual Kentucky Derby; university (1837). Pop: 248 762 (2003 est)
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Louisville

[(looh-ee-vil, looh-uh-vuhl)]

Largest city in Kentucky.

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The Kentucky Derby, a famous horse race, is held there every spring.
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