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Skokie(skō`kē), village (1990 pop. 59,432), Cook co., NE Ill., an industrial suburb adjacent to Chicago; inc. 1888. Its varied products include communications, computer, and electrical equipment; rubber, iron, and steel products; and tools. There are major retail centers and the publishing industry is also important. Hebrew Theological College (1922) was moved there from Chicago in 1958.
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a city in the northern USA, in Illinois. Population, 68,000 (1974). Skokie is actually a northwestern suburb of Chicago. It has a diversified machine-building and metalworking industry. [23–1531–]
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