Xenia (zēˈnēə) [key], city (1990 pop. 24,664), seat of Greene co., SW Ohio; inc. 1814. It is a trade and industrial center in a farm area. The city has food-processing plants, and transportation equipment, plastics, and machinery are among its manufactures. The county historical museum is there. A tornado destroyed about half of the city on Apr. 3, 1974.
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