Meaning of Pennsylvania

Penn•syl•va•nia

Pronunciation: (pen"sul-vān'yu, -vā'nē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the E United States. 11,886,728; 45,333 sq. mi. (117,410 sq. km). Cap.: Harrisburg. Abbr.: PA (for use with zip code), Pa., Penn., Penna.
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