[ jonz-toun ]

  1. a city in SW Pennsylvania: disastrous flood 1889.

Words Nearby Johnstown Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Johnstown in a sentence

  • Ah, if I might only have brought him off; if I might only have carried this guilty man to Johnstown!

    The Reckoning | Robert W. Chambers
  • The Johnstown flood followed a long rain storm in the Alleghanies—a storm of several days' duration.

    The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
  • I ran out among the great trees and started on toward Johnstown, keeping Godfrey in view on my left hand.

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers
  • Against the evening sky I saw the spires of Johnstown, stained crimson in the westering sun which was going down red as a cherry.

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers