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city (1990 pop. 126,272), seat of Vanderburgh co., extreme SW Ind., a port on the Ohio River; inc. 1819. It is a rail and river shipping and commercial center for a coal, oil, and farm region. Machinery, plastics, primary metals, pharmaceuticals, food products, and fabricated-metal items are among its many manufactures. The Univ. of Evansville and the Univ. of Southern Indiana are there. The city has a museum of arts and sciences, a zoo, a symphony orchestra, and an aviary. A Native American mound site is preserved in the nearby Angel Mounds State Historic Site.
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a city in the USA, in the state of Indiana. Population, 138,000 (1975; with the surrounding suburbs, 290,000). Evansville is a port on the Ohio River and a rail and highway junction. Local industry, which employed 40,000 persons in 1975, includes machine building and metalworking (the manufacture of parts for motor vehicles, engines, refrigerators, and electrical equipment) as well as food processing and the production of chemicals and furniture.

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a city in SW Indiana, on the Ohio River. Pop.: 117 881 (2003 est.)
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