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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.
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(Placename) a city in S Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River: the state capital. Pop: 48 322 (2003 est)
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the capital of Pennsylvania, in the S part, on the Susquehanna River. 51,720.
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