American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Penn, William 1644-1718. English Quaker colonizer in America. He founded the colony of Pennsylvania in 1681.
- Penn, Sir William 1621-1670. English admiral who led the English fleet during the Dutch War (1665-1667).
- n. A surname.
“ Vice-Admiral Jordan to Penn, June 5, _Memorials of Penn_, II.”
“•Penn State-Harrisburg 91, Penn State-Berks 75: At Middletown, Vonte Shippen and Adam Fusco combined for 56 points, but the Nittany Lions suffered the North Eastern Athletic Conference loss.”
“First, Jose Andres, the famed chef at Cafe Atlantico in Penn Quarter, tells Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes that meat is "overrated" and "slightly boring.”
“It is widely acknowledged among Arena insiders that it was Fichlander's fierce opposition a decade ago to proposals to move Arena to a site in Penn Quarter that inspired the rehabilitation of the company's longtime headquarters under its current artistic director, Molly Smith.”
“Sean Penn is on a shortlist of actors who can actually get me to go see a movie.”
“Seeing a young Tom Cruise and Sean Penn is worth the price of rental.”
“It is also a program in Penn's Comprehensive Cancer Center and has been rated as outstanding in the most recent NIH competitive renewal.”
“Sean Penn is a buffoon who uses his celebrity to foster his communist ideas.”
“Controversy lightning-rod Sean Penn is at it again: The politically active actor has just arrived in Cuba with the hopes of interviewing Fidel Castro, according to a Cuban government-controlled television report.”
“Earlier Monday, elected leaders and railroad officials gathered in Penn Station to celebrate the 100th birthday of its predecessor, which was completed in 1910.”
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