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Orem (ôrˈəm) [key], city (1990 pop. 67,561), Utah co., N central Utah, near Provo; settled 1861, inc. 1919. Orem is located in an irrigated truck-farming and fruit-growing area. It has a large steel mill, and chemicals, furniture, metal products, electronic equipment, and computer software are manufactured. The city grew substantially in the late 20th cent.

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