Wilkes-barre meaning

wĭlks'băr'ē, -băr'ə
A city of northeast Pennsylvania on the Susquehanna River southwest of Scranton. It was settled in 1769 and was twice burned (1778 and 1784) by the British and their allies during the American Revolution.
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City in NE Pa., on the Susquehanna River.
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