Astoria noun

  1. a port in NW Oregon, near the mouth of the Columbia River: founded as a fur-trading post in 1811 by John Jacob Astor. Pop: 9660 (2003 est)

Examples from the Web for astoria Contemporary Examples of astoria

  • Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception is on display at the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria until June 15.

    Art Goes High-Tech at These Four Innovative Exhibits

    Justin Jones

    May 29, 2014

  • You grew up in Astoria, and have lived in the city on and off for most, if not all of your adult life.

    Tony Bennett’s Winehouse Duet

    Jacob Bernstein

    September 20, 2011

  • Back in 2006, Brian Heater was living in an apartment in Astoria, Queens, when he began noticing welts on his skin.

    Vigilante Bedbug Exterminators

    Brian Ries

    August 27, 2010

  • Historical Examples of astoria

  • When the latter walked into the lobby of the Astoria, Mr. Alden was not far away.

    The Sins of Sverac Bablon

    Sax Rohmer

  • All the telephones in the Astoria could not accommodate the frantic people who sought them.

    The Sins of Sverac Bablon

    Sax Rohmer

  • He declined to join the Astoria expedition, and this is the last heard of him.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills

  • Then came the War of 1812, and the darkest days for the promoter of Astoria.

    Pilots of the Republic

    Archer Butler Hulbert

  • In 1843 he settled at Astoria, where he had a cabin on the site of the first Astoria mill.

    Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX

    Joel Palmer

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