Definition of Peoria in English:

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Peoria

Pronunciation: /piːˈɔːrɪə/
A river port and industrial city in central Illinois, on the Illinois River; population 114,114 (est. 2008). The city developed around a fort built by the French in 1680.

Origin

Named after the American Indians who occupied the area when the French arrived.

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