- a mountain range in NE Pennsylvania: resort area. About 2000 feet (610 meters) high.
Also called Po·co·nos.
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Examples from the Web for pocono
The son had been on the rifle team at Pocono Mountain High School and had become a better shot than his father.Manhunt for a Cop-Hating Pennsylvania ‘Survivalist’
September 17, 2014
Pocono Township Police assigned Detective James Wagner to investigate the accident that supposedly killed Betty Schirmer.The Pastor's Disappearing Wives
September 15, 2010
We shall have to wait until your father makes the trip to Pocono.The Curlytops and Their Pets
Howard R. Garis
I'm going to take you off and drive you to my home in Pocono in this auto.
Snuff, my cat, will be better off if she stays at my house in Pocono.
I expect they'll arrive at Pocono about a week after we get there.
Two friends of mine were shooting in the Pocono Mountains with a dog, about the middle of November, 1914.Everyday Adventures
Word Origin and History for pocono
mountain range and region in eastern Pennsylvania, from Delaware (Algonquian), perhaps Pocohanne "stream between mountains."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper