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Peterborough Line breaks: Peter|bor¦ough
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːtəˌb(ə)rə/

Definition of Peterborough in English:

An industrial city in east central England; population 153,000 (est. 2009). An old city with a 12th-century cathedral, it has been developed as a planned urban centre since the late 1960s.

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