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How do you pronounce Oregon?

I've heard Or-E-Gun and I've heard Or-E-Gone.
Which is correct?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:24 AM on Nov. 13, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (13)
  • Or-e-gun. I knew someone from there and she said that's how I'm supposed to pronounce it because Oregon hasn't "gone" anywhere.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 11:26 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Or ahh gone
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 11:25 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Ore-ah-gahn
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:26 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Two syllables: ORE-gun

    Easiest way to tell if someone's not a local: how many things in the PNW they mispronounce.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:39 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • In this area I hear people pronounce it Or gun or Or geen (the end sounds like again)
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 11:42 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • I pronounce it like you would say organ
    Or-gun
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 11:44 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Or-ah-gun
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 11:47 AM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Or-A-Gon
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:02 PM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Yep. Lived here my whole life, almost fifty years... It's Ore-ah-gahn
    Nimue930

    Answer by Nimue930 at 12:43 PM on Nov. 13, 2013

  • Ore ah gahn
    I am from Midwest
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 1:49 PM on Nov. 13, 2013

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