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Pierre

Modern French form of the masc. proper name represented in Modern English by Peter (q.v.). The city in South Dakota, U.S., was named for Pierre Chouteau (1789-1865) who set up an Indian trading post there in 1837.

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Definitions of Pierre from WordNet

Pierre (n.)
capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river;
Synonyms: capital of South Dakota
From wordnet.princeton.edu