Pocono Mountains

[poh-kuh-noh]
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plural noun

a mountain range in NE Pennsylvania: resort area. About 2000 feet (610 meters) high.

Also called Po·co·nos.
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Pocono

mountain range and region in eastern Pennsylvania, from Delaware (Algonquian), perhaps Pocohanne "stream between mountains."

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