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The largest city of Kentucky, in the north-central part of the state on the Ohio River southwest of Cincinnati. Originally the site of a fort built by George Rogers Clark in 1778, it is now the center of a large metropolitan area and home to the Kentucky Derby.
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(Placename) a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: site of the annual Kentucky Derby; university (1837). Pop: 248 762 (2003 est)
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Lou•is•ville(ˈlu iˌvɪl, -ə vəl)
a port in N Kentucky, on the Ohio River: Kentucky Derby. 260,689.
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|Noun||1.||Louisville - the largest city in Kentucky; located in north central Kentucky on the Ohio river; site of the Kentucky Derby|
Churchill Downs - a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Louisville; site of the Kentucky Derby
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