Definition of Harrisburg

1. Noun. Capital of Pennsylvania; located in southern part of state.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Pennsylvania
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Keystone State, Pa, Pennsylvania

Definition of Harrisburg

1. Proper noun. The capital of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania ¹

2. Proper noun. Several other places in the United States and Canada ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harrisburg

Harriet Tubman
Harriet Wilson
Harrington-Flocks test
Harris' haematoxylin
Harris' lines
Harris' migraine
Harris Tweed
Harris and Ray test
Harris syndrome
Harris test
Harrison's groove
Harry Bridges
Harry F. Klinefelter
Harry Fitch Kleinfelter
Harry Hotspur
Harry Houdini
Harry Hun
Harry Lauder

Literary usage of Harrisburg

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1908)
"harrisburg, 1876. 4to. Hf. mor. (with 2 ALS of Maclay inserted), Egle, A., Dec. ... 12 vols.. 8vo. Proprietary Tax Supply and State Tax Lists. harrisburg ..."

2. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"She is now a resident of harrisburg, Pennsylvania (1922). ... Passing through the grade and high schools of harrisburg, he finished preparation at ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1921)
"State Lunatic Hospital at harrisburg and Western Penn. ... Hospital at harrisburg in need of improvements to accommodate no. required. (Govs. mess. ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1886)
"The author of the recently-published " History of Dauphin County," in the chapter devoted to the " Newspaper Press of harrisburg and of the County," states ..."

5. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1899)
"Hanover Junction and York the Northern Central Railroad, which ran from Baltimore to harrisburg, and sent an expedition to take possession of the Columbia ..."

6. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1875)
"harrisburg and Hamburg Railroad; First Annual Report. Philadelphia. ... 30544 harrisburg Convention. Proceedings of the Democratic Whig National Convention, ..."

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