Pennsylvania

geographical name Penn·syl·va·nia \ ˌpen(t)-səl-ˈvā-nyə , -nē-ə \

Definition of Pennsylvania

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


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