from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Cleveland. Its first rubber factory was established in 1869 by B.F. Goodrich (1841-1888). In the early 20th century Akron was known as "the rubber capital of the world.” Population: 210,000.
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- proper n. A place name.
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- n. a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
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