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 (pē′tər-bûr′ə, -bər-ə, -bŭr′ō)
1. A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, northeast of Toronto on the Trent-Severn Waterway.
2. A city of east-central England east of Leicester. Catherine of Aragon is buried in the cathedral here.


(ˈpiːtəbərə; -brə)
1. (Placename) 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)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in Cambridgeshire. Pop: 158 800 (2003 est). Area: 402 sq km (155 sq miles)
3. (Placename) Soke of Peterborough a former administrative unit of E central England, generally considered part of Northamptonshire or Huntingdonshire: absorbed into Cambridgeshire in 1974
4. (Placename) a city in SE Canada, in SE Ontario: manufacturing centre. Pop: 73 303 (2001)
5. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a traditional type of wooden canoe formerly made in Peterborough, SE Ontario


(ˈpi tərˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ, -bər ə)

1. a city in Cambridgeshire, in central England. 156,400.
2. a city in SE Ontario, in SE Canada. 61,049.
3. Soke of (sōk), a former administrative division in Cambridgeshire, in central England.
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A drummer and a piper led us to the flag pole, along with MPP Jeff Leal and representatives from the Mayor's Office, County of Peterborough and MP Dean Delmastro offices.
I remember years ago, in my own county of Peterborough, there was a big stink over banning Margaret Lawrence's The Diviners.
He became involved in many organizations, was a director of the Greater Harvey Historical Society and received the Heritage Preservation Award from the County of Peterborough.