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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.


(Placename) an industrial city in NE Pennsylvania: university (1888). Pop: 74 320 (2003 est)


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a city in NE Pennsylvania. 81,250.
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