Tempe[tem pē′, tem′pē; for 2 tem′pē]
Origin: after the sacred Greek valleycity in SC Ariz., on the Salt River: suburb of Phoenix: pop. 159,000
- valley of the Piniós River in NE Thessaly, Greece, between Mounts Olympus & Ossa: anciently regarded as sacred to Apollo
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, Vale of