Fairborn, city (1990 pop. 31,300), Greene co., SW Ohio; settled 1799, inc. 1950 with the merging of Osborn and Fairborn. Major employers are Wright State Univ. in nearby Dayton and the huge Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Cement is also produced.
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