Erie: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ēr'ē), [key]
— pl. E•ries, E•rie
- a lake between the NE central United States and SE central Canada: the southernmost lake of the Great Lakes; Commodore Perry's defeat of the British in 1813. 239 mi. (385 km) long; 9940 sq. mi. (25,745 sq. km).
- a port in NW Pennsylvania, on Lake Erie. 119,123.
- a member of a tribe of American Indians formerly living along the southern shore of Lake Erie.
- erie (Thesaurus)