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Peru, a post-village in Peru township, Clinton co., N.Y., on the Little Sable River, 10 miles S. by W. of Plattsburg, with which it is connected by the New York & Canada Railroad. It has 2 or 3 churches, a grist-mill, a tannery, and manufactures of lumber and starch. Pop. about 600. The township is bounded on the E. by Lake Champlain, and has 4 churches and a pop. of 2839.