HyperDic: pennsylvanian

English > 2 senses of the word Pennsylvanian:
NOUNtimePennsylvanian, Pennsylvanian period, Upper Carboniferous, Upper Carboniferous periodfrom 310 million to 280 million years ago
person Pennsylvanian, Keystone Statera native or resident of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvanian > pronunciation
Soundspeh.nsihlvey'niyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Pennsylvanian: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land.
SynonymsPennsylvanian period, Upper Carboniferous, Upper Carboniferous period
Instance ofperiod, geological periodA unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Part ofCarboniferous, Carboniferous periodFrom 345 million to 280 million years ago
Spanishpennsylvaniense
English > Pennsylvanian: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA native or resident of Pennsylvania.
SynonymKeystone Stater
BroaderAmericanA native or inhabitant of the United States
Spanishpensilvano

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