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

  • A city of northeast Pennsylvania northeast of Wilkes-Barre. Settled in the late 1700s, it is a commercial and industrial center in an anthracite coal region. Population: 72,900.

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  • n. an industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania


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