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1. An excellent Ivy League university located in West Philadelphia. Best known for its prestigious business school, Wharton. Often mistaken with Penn State.

See Penn or UPenn.
John: Did you hear where they are treating that injured racehorse, Barbaro?

Jack: Yeah, at the University of Pennsylvania. I thought it was just a business school.
by sampaw July 20, 2006
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Function: noun
1 : An Ivy League University in the heart of the city of Philadelphia. Nestled within "University City," the school attracts the best and brightest, socially apt, and interesting individuals from around the globe.
2 : A Place where you receive a degree that gives you a wide variety of job options once you graduate; especially if you attend the Wharton School of Business.

Antonym: Princeton. Harvard. Yale. Dartmouth. Cornell. Columbia. Brown.

Note: University of Pennsylvania (also known as Penn or UPenn) is often confused with Penn State which is NOT an Ivy League College.

See: Ivy League
Community College Student: Brawwww! Where'd you go to college? You lookin' mighty smart in your business suit.
Penn Student: University of Pennsylvania
Community College Student: Thats pretty sweeeeet. What job you got?
Penn Student: I work on Wallstreet.
Community College Student: Wall whaaaaa- ?
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