Schuylkill

geographical name
Schuyl·​kill | \ ˈskü-kᵊl How to pronounce Schuylkill (audio) , ˈskül-ˌkil\

Definition of Schuylkill

river 131 miles (211 kilometers) long in southeastern Pennsylvania flowing southeast into the Delaware River at Philadelphia

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