Orono

/awr"euh noh', ohr"-/, n.
a town in S Maine. 10,578.

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      town, Penobscot county, east-central Maine, U.S. It lies along the Penobscot River 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Bangor. Settled about 1775, it was known as Deadwater and Stillwater Plantation before acquiring in 1840 its present name honouring Joseph Orono, a Penobscot Indian chief who befriended the settlers during the American Revolution. Mainly residential, the town is the seat of the main campus of the University of Maine (Maine, University of) (founded 1865). Light manufacturing and farming contribute to the economy. Inc. 1806. Area 18 square miles (47 square km). Pop. (1990) 10,573; (2000) 9,112.

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  • Orono, ME — U.S. Census Designated Place in Maine Population (2000): 8253 Housing Units (2000): 2472 Land area (2000): 7.283418 sq. miles (18.863964 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.793214 sq. miles (2.054415 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.076632 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Orono, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 7538 Housing Units (2000): 2909 Land area (2000): 16.075411 sq. miles (41.635121 sq. km) Water area (2000): 8.939586 sq. miles (23.153420 sq. km) Total area (2000): 25.014997 sq. miles (64.788541 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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