Erie

Primary Meanings of Erie

1.
n
the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal
2.
n
a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
3.
n
a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York
Full Definitions of Erie
1

n the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal

Synonyms:
Lake Erie
Example of:
lake
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
2

n a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania

Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
point of entry, port of entry
a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
3

n a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York

Type of:
Iroquois
any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution

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