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Cortland

[kawrt-luh nd] /ˈkɔrt lənd/
noun
1.
a city in central New York.

Cortland

[kawrt-luh nd] /ˈkɔrt lənd/
noun
1.
a crisp, red variety of apple.
2.
a tree bearing this fruit.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; Americanism
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Encyclopedia Article for Cortland

county, central New York state, U.S., located midway between the cities of Syracuse and Binghamton. It is drained by the Tioughnioga and Otselic rivers. Other waterways are Tully, Song, and Little York lakes. The hilly terrain supports such ski areas as Song Mountain, Greek Peak, and Labrador Mountain. Hardwood trees dominate forested regions

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