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Pittsburgh

[pits-burg] /ˈpɪts bɜrg/
noun
1.
a port in SW Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers that forms the Ohio River: steel industry.
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Pittsburgh

/ˈpɪtsbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
a port in SW Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, which form the Ohio River: settled around Fort Pitt in 1758; developed rapidly with the discovery of iron deposits and one of the world's richest coalfields; the largest river port in the US and an important industrial centre, formerly with large steel mills. Pop: 325 337 (2003 est)
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City in southern Pennsylvania.

Note: Leading industrial center, long known for its steel mills and more recently for high-tech industries.
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