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[muh-keez-pawrt, -pohrt]
  1. a city in SW Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
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  • McKeesport was incorporated as a borough in 1842 and chartered as a city in 1890.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 2


  • He died at McKeesport on March 4, 1855, and was buried there.

    The Old Pike

    Thomas B. Searight

  • At McKeesport, the hills on the right are of a relatively low altitude, smooth and well rounded.

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites

  • Duquesne is just across the river from McKeesport and only four miles from Homestead.

  • The special, after leaving Pittsburgh, ran wild until it got to McKeesport, sixteen miles distant.

    History of the Johnstown Flood

    Willis Fletcher Johnson