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Louisville

[ loo-ee-vil, -uh-vuhl ]
/ ˈlu iˌvɪl, -ə vəl /
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noun

a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: Kentucky Derby.

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British Dictionary definitions for Louisville

Louisville
/ (ˈluːɪˌvɪl) /

noun

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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Cultural definitions for Louisville

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

Largest city in Kentucky.

The Kentucky Derby, a famous horse race, is held there every spring.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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