Erie. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Erie
pl.Erie, or E·ries
A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the southern shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania, and western New York. The Erie ceased to exist as a people after being defeated by the Iroquois in the mid-1600s.
The Iroquoian language of the Erie.
A city of northwest Pennsylvania on Lake Erie southwest of Buffalo, New York. A port of entry, it was laid out in 1795 on the site of Fort Presque Isle, built by the French in 1753.x
With the help of a strong detachment of officers and men from the Atlantic coast he equipped a squadron consisting of one brig, six fine schooners and one sloop. Other vessels were laid down at Presque Isle (now Erie), where he concentrated the Lake Erie fleet in July.
The township is served, at Alfred station, by the Erie railway.
The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 contributed greatly to Troy's commercial importance.
He served with Commodore Chauncey, and then was sent from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, where he took up the chief command at the end of March 1813.