Cortland kôrt´lənd [key], city (1990 pop. 19,801), seat of Cortland co., central N.Y. settled 1791, inc. as a city 1900. Light industries supplement the area's agricultural production Cortland was long noted as the producer of Smith Corona typewriters, but the company now makes telecommunications products. The State Univ. College at Cortland is a major employer, and there are several ski resorts nearby.

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