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Altoona

Syllabification: Al·too·na
Pronunciation: /alˈto͞onə
 
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Definition of Altoona in English:

A city in south central Pennsylvania, in the Allegheny Mountains; population 46,144 (est. 2008). A noted railroad center, it is near Horseshoe Curve, where rails first crossed the Alleghenies.

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