Definition of Scranton

1. Noun. An industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center



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Literary usage of Scranton

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"livered to Bunnell & scranton, but were received and held or made use of by ... It was understood between Bunnell & scranton and the New York brokers that ..."

2. Thirty Years of Labor. 1859-1889: In which the History of the Attempts to by Terence Vincent Powderly (1889)
"280 organized at Cincinnati, and admits Hugh Cavanaugh—First assembly in Lackawanna region organized by Frederick Turner and James L. Wright at scranton—TV ..."

3. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1915)
"Near the middle of the scranton is a coal horizon, containing locally the Elmo coal ... The shale near the top of the scranton is commonly variegated. ..."

4. Notes of a Pianist, During His Professional Tours in the United States by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Clara Gottschalk (1881)
"We leave for scranton. Arrive at noon at Great Bend Station, and must remain for ten hours, the train for scranton not leaving until half past two o'clock. ..."

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