Pennsylvanian

adjective
Penn·​syl·​va·​nian | \ ˌpen(t)-səl-ˈvā-nyən How to pronounce Pennsylvanian (audio) , -nē-ə-n \

Definition of Pennsylvanian

1 : of or relating to Pennsylvania or its people
2 : of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era in North America between the Mississippian and Permian or the corresponding system of rocks — see Geologic Time Table

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First Known Use of Pennsylvanian

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Pennsylvanian was in 1698

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“Pennsylvanian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pennsylvanian. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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