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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of Pennsylvania, in the southeast-central part of the state west-northwest of Philadelphia. Settled in the early 1700s as Harris' Ferry, it was renamed in 1785 and became the capital in 1812. Population: 47,200.

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  • proper n. The capital of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • proper n. Several other places in the United States and Canada

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital of Pennsylvania; located in southern part of state

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