[har-is-burg] /ˈhær ɪsˌbɜrg/
a city in and the capital of Pennsylvania, in the S part, on the Susquehanna River.
[pen-suh l-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh] /ˌpɛn səlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə/
a state in the E United States. 45,333 sq. mi. (117,410 sq. km).
Abbreviation: PA (for use with zip code), Pa., Penn., Penna.
a city in S Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River: the state capital. Pop: 48 322 (2003 est)
a state of the northeastern US: almost wholly in the Appalachians, with the Allegheny Plateau to the west and a plain in the southeast; the second most important US state for manufacturing. Capital: Harrisburg. Pop: 12 365 455 (2003 est). Area: 116 462 sq km (44 956 sq miles) Abbreviation Pa, Penn, Penna, (with zip code) PA
American colony, later U.S. state, 1681, literally “Penn’s Woods,” a hybrid formed from the surname Penn (Welsh, literally “head”) + Latin sylvania (see sylvan). Not named for William Penn, the proprietor, but, on suggestion of Charles II, for Penn’s late father, Admiral William Penn (1621-1670), who had lent the king the money that was repaid to the son in the form of land for a Quaker settlement in America. The story goes that the younger Penn wanted to call it New Wales, but the king’s secretary, a Welshman of orthodox religion, wouldn’t hear of it. Pennsylvania Dutch is attested from 1824.
State in the northeastern United States bordered by Lake Erie and New York to the north; New Jersey to the east; Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia to the south; and Ohio to the west. Its capital is Harrisburg, and its largest city is Philadelphia.
Note: One of the thirteen colonies.
Note: Named after the father of William Penn, a devout Quaker, who was granted proprietary rights by the king of England to almost the whole of what is now Pennsylvania in the late seventeenth century.
[har-uh-suh n-burg] /ˈhær ə sənˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a city in N Virginia.
noun 1. a pigment consisting of a paratoluidine toner, characterized by its brilliant red color and tendency to bleed. 2. (def 3).
- Harris semiconductor ltd.
company Address: Riverside Way, Camberley, Surrey, CU15 3YQ, UK. Telephone: +44 (1276) 686 886. Fax: +44 (1276) 682 323. (1995-11-21)
Trademark. 1. a brand of heavy, handwoven woolen fabric made in the Outer Hebrides. noun 1. trademark a loose-woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides, esp Lewis and Harris