Definition of Allentown

1. Noun. A city in eastern Pennsylvania; an industrial and commercial center.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Keystone State, Pa, Pennsylvania

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allentown

Allen's test
Allen-Masters syndrome
Allen Ginsberg
Allen Stewart Konigsberg
Allen Tate
Allen bolt
Allen bolts
Allen key
Allen keys
Allen screw
Allen screws
Allen wrench
Allen wrenches
Alley Oop
Allhallows Eve
Alliaria officinalis

Literary usage of Allentown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"The State Democratic Convention was held at allentown, April 29. ... 13. and it was agreed that the State convention held at allentown should be reconvened ..."

2. The Manual of Statistics: Stock Exchange Hand-book . by Financial News Association (New York, Charles M. Goodsell, Henry E. Wallace (1905)
"Stock is transferred by the Secretary of the company, allentown, Pa. Registrar. ... Annual meeting, second Monday in January, at allentown. ..."

3. History of the Lehigh Valley: Containing a Copious Selection of the Most by Mathew Schropp Henry (1860)
"allentown derived its name from its founder, James Allen, who laid it out in 1762. Originally it is found to have received the name of ..."

4. United States Lawn Tennis Association and the World War by Paul Benjamin Williams, George W. Grupp, John A. Ferris (1921)
"As a result, the recruits destined for allentown were sidetracked to Fort Slocum, Jefferson Barracks and other posts which they described as "way stations" ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Nearly 600 diversified industries find a home in allentown, including iron, ... Besides the local industries, allentown is commercially interested in the 18 ..."

6. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"11 770 12060 12360 126-50 12950 13241 allentown 30 320 31 340 32 360 33 3«0 34 ... 13 580 13 S30 14120 14420 14700 150(10 allentown 36 430 37 4(50 38 480 39 ..."

7. Daytrips Pennsylvania Dutch Country and Philadelphia: 50 One Day Adventures by Earl Steinbicker (2000)
"Take this north to Exit 33, Lehigh Valley, then US-22 east for five miles to PA-145, which brings you into downtown allentown. This total route is 62 miles ..."

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