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[al-too-nuh] /ælˈtu nə/
a city in central Pennsylvania. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She was on her way West, and reached Altoona on Friday, after untold difficulties.

    The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker
  • The Pennsylvania railway had just (p. 065)been opened, and Altoona was just starting.

    Charles Carleton Coffin William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
  • This list does not include the case of a dog in Altoona, Pa., which died immediately on eating some sample headache powders.

    The Great American Fraud Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • The Company is continuing these tests of locomotives at Altoona, Pa.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • Travelling was a new experience to me, and on the first night after I left home I lay awake until we reached Altoona.

    The Young Forester Zane Grey
  • The city of Johnstown lies thirty-nine miles west-southwest of Altoona and seventy-eight miles east-by-south of Pittsburg.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • The relief corps from Altoona found a body near Stony Bridge this morning.

    The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker
  • Those who have traveled on the Pennsylvania Railroad may remember how the railroad climbs the escarpment at Altoona.

    The Red Man's Continent Ellsworth Huntington

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