[sen-treyl-yuh, -trey-lee-uh]


a city in central Illinois.
a town in SW Washington.

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  • Allman Cling is recommended for the vicinity of Centralia, Illinois.

  • The carpus often has two centralia and the intermedium is absent.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds

  • Had the Centralia crowd hired them to heckle the new pitcher?

    Mystery Wings

    Roy J. Snell

  • Goggles had always admired that Centralia pitcher, but never as now.

    Mystery Wings

    Roy J. Snell

  • Centralia had lost, so now in the last half of the ninth they were up to bat.

    Mystery Wings

    Roy J. Snell