Definitions for owensboroˈoʊ ənzˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ
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Ow•ens•bor•oˈoʊ ənzˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ(n.)
a city in NW Kentucky, on the Ohio River. 57,340.
Category: Geography (places)
a town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River; a tobacco market
Owensboro is the fourth largest city by population in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is the county seat of Daviess County. It is located on U.S. Route 60 about 32 miles southeast of Evansville, Indiana, and is the principal city of the Owensboro, Kentucky, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city's population was 58,083 in the 2012 US Census Estimate, with a metropolitan population of 116,030. The city was named after Colonel Abraham Owen. Owensboro is the second-largest city in the Tri-State region of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky after Evansville.
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