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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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On the 23rd he was going to a friend near Peterborough, in the same situation as himself, and they were to receive ordination in the course of the Christmas week.
On the other hand, it was told that when Freda, the dancer, arrived from over the passes in a Peterborough canoe in the midst of a drive of mush-ice on the Yukon, and when she offered a thousand dollars for ten sacks and could find no sellers, he sent the flour to her as a present without ever seeing her.
At Lake Linderman I had one canoe, very good Peterborough canoe.
It means Peterborough now has a chance of qualifying as a runner-up.
Ms Lewis grew up in the area and has an excellent understanding of Peterborough and surrounding region, the issues affecting its people and opportunities for the future, Mr Brock said.
UK-based Peterborough Telegraph quoted a company spokesperson as saying that aa[bar]in alignment with other MasterCard business functions we are outsourcing an element of our business to both Bulgaria and the Philippines.
Josh McQuoid, Grant McCann and Joe Newell all went close but Peterborough were unable to secure a fifth consecutive home win with Jennison-Myrie-Williams and Louis Dodds having Vale's best chances.
The bodies of John Chapman, 56, and Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, both from Peterborough, were discovered in April at Thorney Dyke.
Peterborough have been in strong form since then and currently occupy third place in the League One table.
Considered a toughtackling defensive midfielder, Payne is highly regarded by Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson, as well as Clark.
Barnsley must beat Town and hope Peterborough don't win to survive.
Paul's Presbyterian Church, member of the Peterborough Rotary Club, former Worshipful Master of Wm.

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