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Keystone State

Definition of the noun keystone state

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noun

  1. a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Keystone State: PA / Pa. / Pennsylvania
    • instance of: American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
    • part of: America / the States / U.S. / U.S.A. / United States / United States of America / US / USA = North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; Mid-Atlantic states = a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
    • parts:
      • University of Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania / Penn = a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      • Allentown = a city in eastern Pennsylvania
      • Altoona = a town in central Pennsylvania
      • Bethlehem = a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia
      • Erie = a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
      • Gettysburg = a small town in southern Pennsylvania
      • capital of Pennsylvania / Harrisburg = capital of Pennsylvania
      • Chester = a city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river
      • City of Brotherly Love / Philadelphia = the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed
      • Pittsburgh = a city in southwestern Pennsylvania where the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River forms the Ohio River; long an important urban industrial area
      • Allegheny Mountains / Alleghenies = the western part of the Appalachian Mountains
      • Allegheny River / Allegheny = a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
      • Blue Ridge Mountains / Blue Ridge = a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
      • Lehigh River = a river in eastern Pennsylvania that flows southeast into the Delaware River
      • Monongahela River / Monongahela = a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
      • Susquehanna River / Susquehanna = a river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay

Place

Keystone State a.k.a. Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes region. The state borders Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and Ontario, Canada to the northwest, New York to the north and New Jersey to the east. The Appalachian Mountains run through the middle of the state.

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Google previewUnited States Encyclopedia (2015)

America's People, Places, and Events by Jimmy Carter, National Geographic Kids

DENNSYLVANIA The Keystone state An American be dease represents Pennsylvania's and an ove-branch stand for its look at the past and hopes for the future oyalty to the us. Indian.com STATEFLower STATEBIRD Ruffledgrouse During the ...

Google previewThe Civil War Naval Encyclopedia (2011)

by Spencer Tucker, William E. White

Navy side-wheeler Keystone State, hitting the Union ship ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1897)

A ... Work of Reference to the English Language Defining Over 250,000 Words ... Containing Over One Hundred Maps and Diagrams and Nearly Four Thousand Illustrations

Penn- Keystone State A Rhode Island "Hope" \eStor Mody! "'.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wit and Wisdom (1897)

A Collection of Over Nine Thousand Anecdotes, and Illustrations of Life, Character, Humor and Pathos

KEYSTONE STATE.”—This term, as applied to Pennsylvania, took its rise from several incidents in our early history. Long before the Revolutionary era, the arch and its keystone were symbols of strength. Hence, the idea fastened itself upon ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

Pennsylvania — " The Keystone State," because in early days, when OF THE STATES there were only thirteen States, a popular wood-cut represented ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

ECON Keynote Giva a: 5 ORATE Keypad key: 5 ENTER Keystone officer: 3 KOP place: 4 ARCH Keystone Kops: 7 CHASERS creator Mack: 7 SENNETT Like the: 4 ZANY Keystone State city: 7 ALTOONA founder: 4 PENN port: 4 ERIE KFC ...

Google previewThe National Standard Dictionary (1883)

A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

KEYSTONE STATE, the State of Pennsylvania, so called from its having been the central State of the Union at the time of the ...

Google previewThe Popular American Dictionary, on the Basis of Webster, Worcester, Johnson, and the Most Eminent English and American Authorities, [containing Over 32,000 Words ...] (1885)

Keystone State.

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language (1916)

Self-pronouncing ... Based on the Foundation Laid

Keystone State, the popular designation of Pennsylvania as the center of the thirteen original States, the Keystone of the arch of the Union. Land of Steady Habits, a name by which the State of Connecticut is sometimes designated, in allusion ...

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language, Self-pronouncing (1922)

Based on the Foundation Laid by Noah Webster and Other Lexicographers

Keystone State, the popular designation of Pennsylvania a« the center of the thirteen original States, the Keystone of the arch of the Union. band of Steady Habits, a name by which the State of Connecticut is sometimes designated, in allusion ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Right-Wing Extremism In Modern American History (2011)

by Steven E Atkins

After leaving the Outlaw Skinheads, Eric “The Butcher” Fairburn and Brien James had founded the Hoosier State Skinheads, and Steven Smith and four others had started the Keystone State Skinheads. In 2004, leaders of the Hoosier State ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Keystone State Pennsylvania ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names (2007)

by Tom Savage

The other possibility is that when the town was being established by the railroad, railroad officials mistook the German settlers for Pennsylvania Dutch and named the town for Pennsylvania, the Keystone State. (103, 438) Kilduff, Jasper County ...

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Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: The Grand Canyon State, Gem State and Keystone State are three of six crane ships assigned to Military Sealift Command. They are currently berthed at Alameda, CA.Small photo of I Love Pennsylvania - series for American states, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, USA - The Keystone State - design / banner / word - in national flag colors - isolated on white background.Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2014: The Grand Canyon State, Gem State and Keystone State are three of six crane ships assigned to Military Sealift Command. They are currently berthed at Alameda, CA.Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2014: The Grand Canyon State, Gem State and Keystone State are three of six crane ships assigned to Military Sealift Command. They are currently berthed at Alameda, CA.Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2015: Tugboats Z-FOUR and Z-FIVE assist Ready Reserve Crane Ship KEYSTONE STATE maneuver to the dock at Alameda Point, formerly Naval Air Station Alameda.Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2015: Tugboats Z-FOUR and Z-FIVE assist Ready Reserve Crane Ship KEYSTONE STATE maneuver to the dock at Alameda Point, formerly Naval Air Station Alameda.Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2015: Tugboats Z-FOUR and Z-FIVE assist Ready Reserve Crane Ship KEYSTONE STATE maneuver to the dock at Alameda Point, formerly Naval Air Station Alameda. More...

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