Definition of Keystone State

1. Noun. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keystone State

Kevorkian
Kevyn
Kew
Kew Gardens fever
Keweenawan
Key-Gaskell syndrome
Key-Retzius corpuscles
Key Stage
Key Stages
Key West
Keynes
Keynesian
Keynesianism
Keynesians
Keys
Keystone State (current term)
Kez
Kezia
Keziah
Kgs
Khabarovsk
Khachaturian
Khadafy
Khadija
Khagrachari District
Khakas
Khakasia
Khakasiya

Literary usage of Keystone State

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"The ram having been detained a half-hour or mure, now ran out for the steamer Keystone State, which vessel and three others we tried to alarm by lights. ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Keystone State. Pennsylvania, as being the seventh among the thirteen original ... 1844 I call upon our friends from the Keystone State not to surrender. ..."

3. The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"Sergeant Bruner, the only Pennsylvanian in that regiment, does the old Keystone State great honor. BRAVERY AT LEE'S MILLS. — Among the incidents of the ..."

4. "An American Commoner": The Life and Times of Richard Parks Bland. A Study by William Vincent Byars (1900)
"Illinois as a Keystone State.— The Surrender of the Presidency to New York the Only means of Breaking the New York and Indiana Combination. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"At this moment the Augusta, Memphis, and Quaker City- came up, and by diverting the attention of tho rame, enabled the Keystone State to get out of the ..."

6. History of the One Hundred and Fifty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers by William R. Kiefer, Newton Heston Mack (1909)
"The Patriotism of the Keystone State. In nothing can a State show her loyalty more than in her votes for a presidential candidate who has issued his ..."

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