[pen-saw-kin] /pɛnˈsɔ kɪn/
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 […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a long-barreled muzzleloading flintlock rifle developed near Lancaster, Pa., in the early 18th century and widely used on the frontier.
[pen-ee-uh-lahy-ner] /ˈpɛn i əˈlaɪ nər/ noun, Chiefly British Archaic. 1. a hack writer. noun 1. (rare) a hack writer or journalist