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Nanticoke

Nanticoke (nănˈtĭkōk) [key], city (1990 pop. 12,267), Luzerne co., NE Pa., on the Susquehanna River; founded 1793, inc. as a city 1926. It is largely residential. Plastic products are manufactured. Nanticoke was formerly the heart of an anthracite-coal mining region, but production has declined.

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