American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Pennsylvania.
- adj. Of or belonging to the geologic time, system of rocks, or sedimentary deposits of the sixth period of the Paleozoic Era, characterized by the development of the amniotic egg, the appearance of the first reptiles, and widespread swamp forests. See Table at geologic time.
- n. A native or resident of Pennsylvania.
- n. The Pennsylvanian Period. Also called Upper Carboniferous.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Pennsylvania, one of the Middle States of the United States, lying south of New York and west of New Jersey.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Pennsylvania.
- n. An inhabitant or a resident of the state of Pennsylvania.
- n. geology Any of the three Pennsylvanian epochs.
- adj. geology Of any of the three geologic epochs (lower, middle and upper) within the Carboniferous period from 318 to 299 million years ago; marked by a high oxygen atmosphere and the rise of reptiles and winged insects.
- adj. Of, or pertaining to the state of Pennsylvania.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The geological period from 280 million to 310 million years ago; -- it was characterized by a warm climate and abundance of swampy land.
- n. A resident of the state of Pennsylvania.
- n. from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land
- n. a native or resident of Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania + -an (Wiktionary)
- After Pennsylvania . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Her so called victory in Pennsylvanian only sets up a further dirty example for the society: don't stand high, play any dirty tactics if you can to get where you want to be.”
“It's beyond some dreams, the tall, thin Pennsylvanian said.”
“The 13th-term Pennsylvanian circulated a letter for black and Hispanic members of the Wall”
“Republicans are stepping up their efforts to persuade more House Democrats to switch parties and are zeroing in on a second-term Pennsylvanian who is not ruling out such a move.”
“Republicans are stepping up their efforts to persuade more House Democrats to switch parties and are zeroing in on a second-term Pennsylvanian who acknowledged the efforts but said he has "no plans" to do so.”
“The Pennsylvanian was the only Senate Republican to have previously voted in favor of a debate on the bill, and as such had been the target of a furious lobbying fight by unions and the business community.”
“Therefore a Pennsylvanian was a much better representative than a Louisianian.”
“I have no desire to debate about what it means to be "Pennsylvanian," but The Times has this video report:”
“At some later date, the Pennsylvanian owners contracted a man named Reece Carpenter, and the Pine Bay Hotel, Land and Improvement Company was formed to replace the Pittsburgh Company, with Carpenter as company owner and the Pennsylvania residents as shareholders.”
“I am a Pennsylvanian, and was proud of Senator Specter.”
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