Pennsylvania

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

Definition of Pennsylvania

  1. 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

  1. —see also pennsylvanian

PENNSYLVANIA Defined for English Language Learners

Pennsylvania

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

Definition of Pennsylvania for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.



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