steel town


: a town where steel is made
She came from a steel town in Pennsylvania.

Examples of steel town in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Based in the old steel town of Joliet surrounded by a very rural agricultural area, Kuhajda has been teaching grade school students about the broods that will be emerging in their area for weeks. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 21 May 2024 The Lehigh Valley was once known as an industrial center and includes Allentown, the former steel town that now has the third-most Hispanic people of any city in Pennsylvania. Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News, 29 Apr. 2024 The former steel town sits about 15 miles northwest of Youngstown and is home to nearly 40,000, according to 2020 U.S. Census Bureau data. Jericka Duncan, CBS News, 26 Jan. 2024 The Steubenville Nutcracker Village, now in its ninth year, is a free event that runs from Thanksgiving week to Jan. 6, drawing thousands of tourists to the former steel town every holiday season, said Barilla, now the mayor of Steubenville. Cathy Free, Washington Post, 19 Dec. 2023 During a scientific renaissance that transformed Pittsburgh from a steel town into a hub for medical innovation, the company became a dominant player in a thriving industry that would change the lives of those struggling with sleep apnea. Debbie Cenziper, ProPublica, 27 Sep. 2023 This tragedy in a midwestern steel town soon reverberates across the United States and around the world — reaching as far away as the Vatican — as newspapers in Europe cover the story on their front pages and millions sign petitions in support of Paula. Alex Mar, Rolling Stone, 25 Mar. 2023 Bloys reveals that much of his wit comes from growing up young, closeted and gay in the steel town of Bethlehem, Pa. Michael Schneider, Variety, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Steel town.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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