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Tempe

(tĕm`pē), city (1990 pop. 141,865), Maricopa co., S Ariz., in the Salt River valley, a suburb of PhoenixPhoenix,
city (1990 pop. 983,403), state capital and seat of Maricopa co., S Ariz., on the Salt River; inc. 1881. It is the largest city in Arizona, the hub of the rich agricultural region of the Salt River valley, and an important center for research and development,
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; inc. 1894. Its population has grown markedly since the 1970s with the expansion of the greater Phoenix area. Tempe is a health resort and an agricultural center, with lands irrigated by the Salt River project. Manufactures include machinery, electrical and communications equipment, glass, rubber, paper, plastics, apparel, chemicals, and tools. The city is the seat of Arizona State Univ., with an auditorium designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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. Several major-league baseball teams have spring training camps in the area. Native American ruins are nearby. Across the Salt River is Papago Park.

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Vale of. a wooded valley in E Greece, in Thessaly between the mountains Olympus and Ossa
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