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Pittsburgh

  

      n   a port in SW Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, which form the Ohio River: settled around Fort Pitt in 1758; developed rapidly with the discovery of iron deposits and one of the world's richest coalfields; the largest river port in the U.S. and an important industrial centre, formerly with large steel mills. Pop.: 350363 (1996 est.)  
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