[pen-uh n-sel] /ˈpɛn ənˌsɛl/
[pen-suh l] /ˈpɛn səl/
a small pennon, as at the head of a lance.
a small pennon, originally one carried by a knight’s squire
[pen-suh l-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh] /ˌpɛn səlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə/ noun 1. a state in the E United States. 45,333 sq. mi. (117,410 sq. km). Capital: Harrisburg. Abbreviation: PA (for use with zip code), Pa., Penn., Penna. /ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪnɪə/ noun 1. a state of the northeastern US: almost wholly in the Appalachians, with the Allegheny Plateau to […]
[pen-saw-kin] /pɛnˈsɔ kɪn/ noun 1. a township in W New Jersey, on the Delaware River.
noun 1. the descendants of 17th- and 18th-century settlers in Pennsylvania from southwest Germany and Switzerland. 2. Also called Pennsylvania German. a dialect of High German with an admixture of English spoken mainly in eastern Pennsylvania, developed from the language of these settlers. 3. the folk style of applied and decorative art developed by the […]
[pen-suh l-veyn-yuh n, -vey-nee-uh n] /ˌpɛn səlˈveɪn yən, -ˈveɪ ni ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the state of . 2. Geology. noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from about 310 to 280 million years ago and characterized by warm climates, swampy land areas, and the development of insects […]