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Pennsylvania Line breaks: Penn|syl¦va¦nia
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪnɪə/

Definition of Pennsylvania in English:

A state of the north-eastern US; population 12,448,279 (est. 2008); capital, Harrisburg. Founded in 1682 by William Penn, it became one of the original thirteen states of the Union in 1787.

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