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Van Wert

Van Wert (văn wûrt) [key], city (1990 pop. 10,891), seat of Van Wert co., NW Ohio, near the Ind. line, in a rich grain-farming area; inc. 1848. Fabricated metal products, electronic equipment, cheeses, and machinery are made there. The city is known for its peonies, which blossom all over town in the beginning of June.

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