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Johns·town

 (jŏnz′toun′)
A city of southwest Pennsylvania east of Pittsburgh. A devastating flood on May 31, 1889, killed more than 2,000 people and destroyed much of the town.
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Johns•town

(ˈdʒɒnzˌtaʊn)

n.
a city in SW Pennsylvania: disastrous flood 1889. 35,496.
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Well, Penn he took his folks along to a Moravian meetin', - camp-meetin', most like, - an' they stayed over jest one night in Johnstown. You've heered talk o' Johnstown?"
Well, that one single night Penn and his folks was to the hotel Johnstown was wiped out.
He mistrusted somethin' hed happened up to Johnstown, but for the poor life of him he couldn't remember what, an' he jest drifted araound smilin' an' wonderin'.
Some day, dad sez, he'll remember his wife an' kids an' Johnstown, an' then, like's not, he'll die, dad sez.
A few years previously to the period of the tale, this officer was defeated by Sir William Johnson, of Johnstown, New York, on the shores of Lake George.
They broke into the Co-op store on Ruabon Road, Johnstown, at around 10.52pm on Friday and attempted to steal from the cashpoint.
The popular 15-year-old, who was given a guard of honour by teammates of both Navan O'Mahony's GAA Club and Johnstown FC, died last week in Puerto del Carmen, where he was holidaying with his parents.
"In the semi-finals Riley beat last year's winner, Sharon Roberts of Johnstown, 21-14 running out this time from 14 across, after being 13-8 down at one stage.
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