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 (sĭn′sə-năt′ē, -năt′ə)
A city of extreme southwest Ohio on the Ohio River. Founded in 1788, it is a port of entry and a major commercial center.


(Placename) a city in SW Ohio, on the Ohio River. Pop: 317 361 (2003 est)


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a city in SW Ohio, on the Ohio River. 345,818.
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Noun1.Cincinnati - a city in southern Ohio on the Ohio riverCincinnati - a city in southern Ohio on the Ohio river
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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TOM FOSTER came to Winesburg from Cincinnati when he was still young and could get many new impressions.
Later she went to stay with her daughter, who had also married a mechanic and lived in Covington, Kentucky, across the river from Cincinnati.
She became a half worn-out old woman worker and lived with the grandson above a junk shop on a side street in Cincinnati.
Her father sent her to stay with an aunt in Cincinnati.
She failed in this, and was forced to rejoin her aunt in Cincinnati, The old lady was overjoyed to see her again.
The hero's rogue servant, Chispa, seemed to me, then and long afterwards, so fine a bit of Spanish character that I chose his name for my first pseudonym when I began to write for the newspapers, and signed my legislative correspondence for a Cincinnati paper with it.
Louisiana Creoles fraternized with farmers from Indiana; Kentucky and Tennessee gentlemen and haughty Virginians conversed with trappers and the half-savages of the lakes and butchers from Cincinnati.
I know an Esquimau in Upernavik who sends to Cincinnati for his neckties, and I saw a goatherder in Uruguay who won a prize in a Battle Creek breakfast food puzzle competition.
She got a berth as second chambermaid on a Cincinnati boat in the New Orleans trade, the Grand Mogul.
Why, last fall, I let him go to Cincinnati alone, to do business for me, and bring home five hundred dollars.
This was brave talk at that time, when there were not in the whole world as many telephones as there are to-day in Cincinnati.
They hired thirty young girls in Cincinnati to "pack fruit," and when they arrived put them at work canning corned beef, and put cots for them to sleep in a public hallway, through which the men passed.