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Johnstown

[jonz-toun]
noun
  1. a city in SW Pennsylvania: disastrous flood 1889.
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  • I was wanted at Johnstown by Sheriff Frey, on some matter which would not wait for the morrow.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • You need not assist in the arrests at Johnstown; that might be painful to you.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • The bridge at Johnstown proved too stanch for the fury of the water.

    The Johnstown Horror

    James Herbert Walker

  • But the people of Johnstown had so much to do with death that they think about nothing else.

    The Johnstown Horror

    James Herbert Walker

  • The newspapers of Johnstown came out of the flood fairly well.

    The Johnstown Horror

    James Herbert Walker