from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Pennsylvania on the eastern slopes of the Allegheny Mountains east of Pittsburgh. It was laid out in 1849 by the Pennsylvania Railroad as a switching point for locomotives used to cross the mountains. Population: 47,000.

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  • n. a town in central Pennsylvania


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