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A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Cleveland. It developed as a major producer of rubber products, especially automobile tires.


(Placename) a city in NE Ohio. Pop: 212 215 (2003 est)


(ˈæk rən)

a city in NE Ohio. 216,882.
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Noun1.Akron - a city in northeastern OhioAkron - a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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