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[ahy-ern-tuh n]
  1. a city in S Ohio, on the Ohio River.
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Historical Examples of ironton

  • Ironton was first settled in 1848, and in 1851 was incorporated.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7


  • General Hardee advanced as far as Greenville, and threatened Ironton.

  • And thus, wet and bedraggled, did we sally forth upon the Ironton Bottom, seeking shelter for the night.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites

  • An adjacent fort in the neighborhood of Ironton was assaulted, but the Confederate forces again sustained a severe loss.

    Last of the Great Scouts

    Helen Cody Wetmore

  • I had lectured the night before at Ironton, and on my way to Cleveland was to all intents and purposes marooned at Columbus.

    From Pillar to Post

    John Kendrick Bangs