American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. A place name.
- n. a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
- From Ancient Greek ἄκρον (akron, "extremity, peak"). (Wiktionary)
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“Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 7: 05 p.m. AKRON, Ohio - Darryl Roberts had 18 points and eight rebounds and Akron had its highest-scoring game of the season to defeat Northern Illinois 90-76 on Wednesday night.”
“AKRON 5, UNC 4 (PK): Top-seeded Akron eliminated North Carolina on penalty kicks Friday night in the semifinals of the men's College Cup at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary.”
“Mary High in Akron, is the target of a bidding war involving Reebok, Nike and Adidas, but no deal is signed, James 'spokesman said.”
“: Note also that Knight Ridder’s paper in Akron is running out of pencils.”
“I worked days at the racetrack — Ascot Park in Akron, galloping the horses.”
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