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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Penn, William Pennnoun

    Englishman and Quaker who founded the colony of Pennsylvania (1644-1718)

  2. University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennnoun

    a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  1. Penn

    Penn is a village and civil parish in Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, about 3 miles north-west of Beaconsfield and 4 miles east of High Wycombe. It is 3,991 acres in area.

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  1. PENN

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PENN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Penn is ranked #1849 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Penn surname appeared 19,409 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Penn.

    50.5% or 9,813 total occurrences were White.
    38.5% or 7,472 total occurrences were Black.
    4.4% or 871 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.3% or 658 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.8% or 349 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.2% or 246 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PENN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PENN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of PENN in a Sentence

  1. Sally Yates:

    The FBI's reputation is not in 'tatters.' It's composed of the same dedicated men and women who have always worked there and do a great, apolitical job. You'll find integrity and honesty at FBI headquarters and not at 1600 Penn Ave right now.

  2. Penn State President Eric Barron:

    This gives a chance to see engineering in real life, to watch a race and see engineering play out, all sorts of opportunities we can use to promote STEM education, seeing Penn State on that car is a tremendous sense of pride, and this is just a perfect example of taking advantage of all our opportunities.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Under this law, if Wyoming or Alabama said any person could carry a concealed gun, they could come to Times Square, Penn Station carrying that gun -- concealed, the chaos that would result would be utterly amazing.

  4. Michael Levine:

    I have dealt with them face-to-face with them believing I was one of them.The notoriety gained by killing someone like Penn or even Del Castillo will actually turn these bastards on, it's a step into the dark world of the kill-crazies. Believe me it is there, and unwittingly these two may have stepped into a world where there is an actual competition to kill them. I sincerely hope I am proven wrong, but after 25 years of deep cover work in that world, pessimism is a blessed virtue.

  5. Hunter Martin/Getty:

    All of this woke world that we are living in right now is not working, i feel sorry for the other athletes that are out there, especially at Penn or anybody she’s competing against because in the woke world you have to say,‘Oh, my gosh, this is great 'and on and on and on. No, it’s not. We need to protect women’s sports and the NCAA needs to make the right decision tomorrow, and I think that is probably to stop this right now. Rethink it.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    • A. doom
    • B. conceal
    • C. observe
    • D. attend

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