Wilkes-Barre [wilks-bar-ee, -bar-uh, -bair] Examples noun

  1. a city in E Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River.

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  • But we can probably catch a jitney or something from Wilkes-Barre.

    Torchy As A Pa

    Sewell Ford

  • The mayor of Scranton made a call, and so did the mayor of Wilkes-Barre.

    Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Railroad Riots in July, 1877


  • Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, was the third one of America’s “dirty cities.”

    The Americanization of Edward Bok

    Edward William Bok

  • Wilkes-Barre Record: “The volume is most interesting and shows deep research bearing the marks of the indefatigable student.”

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh

  • They located near one of the forts, upon a spot of ground which is at present covered by the city of Wilkes-Barre.

    The Myths of the North American Indians

    Lewis Spence

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