- a city in Cambridgeshire, in central England.
- a city in SE Ontario, in SE Canada.
- Soke of [sohk] /soʊk/, a former administrative division in Cambridgeshire, in central England. 84 sq. mi. (218 sq. km).
Examples from the Web for peterborough
Historical Examples of peterborough
Mordaunt (Charles), Earl of Peterborough, his portrait, 441.
Peterborough text of the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle," year 1086.A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
Wellington can drill armies: Peterborough could marshal nations.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
Ely is about a quarter of the size of Peterborough in respect to population.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely
W. D. Sweeting
They, however, proposed to send the Dean of Peterborough to visit her.Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History
- a city in central England, in Peterborough unitary authority, N Cambridgeshire on the River Nene: industrial centre; under development as a new town since 1968. Pop: 136 292 (2001)
- a unitary authority in central England, in Cambridgeshire. Pop: 158 800 (2003 est). Area: 402 sq km (155 sq miles)
- Soke of Peterborough a former administrative unit of E central England, generally considered part of Northamptonshire or Huntingdonshire: absorbed into Cambridgeshire in 1974
- a city in SE Canada, in SE Ontario: manufacturing centre. Pop: 73 303 (2001)
- a traditional type of wooden canoe formerly made in Peterborough, SE Ontario