Pennsylvania

geographical name

Penn·​syl·​va·​nia ˌpen(t)-səl-ˈvā-nyə How to pronounce Pennsylvania (audio)
-nē-ə
state in the northeastern U.S. that has the Delaware River as its eastern border and borders on Lake Erie in the northwest; capital Harrisburg area 45,333 square miles (117,866 square kilometers), population 12,702,379

see also pennsylvanian sense 1

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“Pennsylvania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pennsylvania. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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