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Gender: F Origin of Tempe: Greek place name

The Vale of Tempe is an important place in Greek mythology as well as a real place in Greece. The ancient poets wrote of it as the halcyon dwelling of Apollo and the Muses. The modern cities in Arizona and Australia are named for the Greek Tempe, which is pronounced tem-pee.

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Tempe, a suburb in Canterbury, Sydney, Australia.
Spelled tempeh, a kind of food you get when you ferment tofu