A view of downtown Akron, Ohio.
city in N Ohio: pop. 217,000
Origin of Akron; from Classical Greek akron, highest point: because of the city's location between two rivers
A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Cleveland. It developed as a major producer of rubber products, especially automobile tires.
- A place name.
From Ancient Greek ἄκρον (akron, “extremity, peak”).