City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Pennsylvania Entire Site

Top Pennsylvania Entries

46. Hoagy: A submarine sandwich.  
47. Ignernt: Ignorant, here meaning rude instead of uninformed.  
48. Jag: To joke around.  
49. KD: Refers to radio station KDKA, the first commercial FM radio station in the country.  
50. Liberty Avenue: A main road that runs through the strip district of Pittsburgh and the frequent setting for the Showtime series "Qu...  
51. Light Up Night: The official start to the holiday season in Pittsburgh turns the downtown into a giant, illuminated celebration.  
52. Mon, The: The Monongahela River.  
53. Nebby: A slightly more polite version of 'nosey'.  
54. Pop: Soda.  
55. Steel City: Nickname for Pittsburgh itself.  
56. Squirrel Hill: A historically Jewish neighborhood in Pittsburgh that is representative of the city's rich immigrant heritage.  
57. Youse: You guys, you all  
58. Water Ice: Philadelphian speak for Italian Ice, a frozen desert made of flavored syrup.  
59. Gravy: Marinara Sauce  
60. Banana Whip: Arnold the Raw Food Guy has moved his store from Philly to Lansdale, but the incomparable frozen banana whips are w...  
 
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 > >>
 
Pennsylvania Tagline
"Create a tagline in 140 characters or less." Edit
Poll
Past Words of the Day

In New York City, green markets are the name people use for what the rest of the country refers to as a farmer's market.

The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai

A reference to Scottsdale's "upper-crusty" atmosphere.

A slang name for the town of Oroville, CA; Often used by the more fortunate residents when describing the less than desirable aspects of the area: high unemployment, considerable lower-middle class population, conservative politics, scarcity of culture, abundance of roadside fast food strips, etc. Historically, Oroville has roots linking it to California's Gold Rush era. Its name is coined from the Spanish word for gold ("oro") and a truncated, slang diminutive for village (-ville), thus inspiring its local promotional tagline, "The City of Gold."

Retrocession is the act of giving back land that was once granted. In the case of Washington, DC retrocession is the process of returning land to Virginia and Maryland after the creation of the federal District of Columbia in 1791 for our nation's capital.