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Pocono Mountains

[poh-kuh-noh] /ˈpoʊ kəˌnoʊ/
plural noun
a mountain range in NE Pennsylvania: resort area. About 2000 feet (610 meters) high.
Also called Poconos. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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mountain range and region in eastern Pennsylvania, from Delaware (Algonquian), perhaps Pocohanne "stream between mountains."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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