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[al-too-nuh] /ælˈtu nə/
a city in central Pennsylvania. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Pennsylvania railway had just (p. 065)been opened, and Altoona was just starting.

    Charles Carleton Coffin William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
  • Yes, she'd keep the snapshot of Stella, and remember what I said about the brother in Altoona.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • She was on her way West, and reached Altoona on Friday, after untold difficulties.

    The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker
  • The Chicago car has been iced twice—at Elkhart and at Altoona.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • At last date he was near Altoona, and will be gone all of July and part of August.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • The Company is continuing these tests of locomotives at Altoona, Pa.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • Altoona was then composed of a few houses built by the company.

  • Would he take me with him or must I remain at Altoona with the new official?

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