Pennsylvania

geographical name
Penn·​syl·​va·​nia | \ ˌpen(t)-səl-ˈvā-nyə How to pronounce Pennsylvania (audio) , -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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