|Oreg., Abbreviation: OR a state of the northwestern US, on the Pacific: consists of the Coast and Cascade Ranges in the west and a plateau in the east; important timber production. Capital: Salem. Pop: 3 559 596 (2003 est). Area: 251 418 sq km (97 073 sq miles)|
|1.||a city in S India, in Tamil Nadu: textile industries. Pop: 693 236 (2001)|
|2.||a city in NE Massachusetts, on the Atlantic: scene of the execution of 19 people after the witch hunts of 1692. Pop: 42 067 (2003 est)|
|3.||a city in the NW USA, the state capital of Oregon: food-processing. Pop: 142 914 (2003 est)|
|4.||See Jerusalem an Old Testament name for Jerusalem (Genesis 14:18; Psalms 76:2)|
State in the northwestern United States bordered by Washington to the north, Idaho to the east, Nevada and California to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Its capital is Salem, and its largest city is Portland.
Note: Before the coming of the railroads, the Oregon Trail was used as an overland emigration route from the Missouri River to the Columbia River country (all of which was then called Oregon).
peace, commonly supposed to be another name of Jerusalem (Gen. 14:18; Ps. 76:2; Heb. 7:1, 2).