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Definition of the noun Philadelphia

What does Philadelphia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania

Alternative definition of the noun Philadelphia

proper noun

  1. Largest city in Pennsylvania, located in southeastern part of the state along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. Site of the Independence Hall; former capitol of United States. Nicknamed "City of Brotherly Love"
  2. A town in Mississippi, United States.


"Philadelphia" is a 1993 American drama film and one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. It was written by Ron Nyswaner, directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

Phrases with Philadelphia

Phrases starting with the word Philadelphia:

  1. Philadelphia Daisy
  2. Philadelphia Vireo
  3. Philadelphia lawyer
  4. philadelphia fleabane
  5. Philadelphia Blackberry
  6. Philadelphia Chromosome
  7. Philadelphia Panicgrass
  8. philadelphia pepper pot
  9. Philadelphia Panic Grass
  10. Philadelphia Groundcherry

Phrases ending with the word Philadelphia:

  1. Larus philadelphia
  2. Tessenia Philadelphia
  3. Oporornis philadelphia
  4. Geothlypis Philadelphia
  5. species Larus philadelphia
  6. Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  7. species Oporornis philadelphia
  8. Species Geothlypis Philadelphia
  9. Species Chroicocephalus Philadelphia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Philadelphia

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Google previewThe Banker's Magazine (1909)

Philadelphia Is the birthplace of the modern department store, an institution which could not exist without publicity.

Philadelphia Is a great industrial city whose products have been made known everywhere by advertising, while its products, ...

Google previewMolecular Cell Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifthmostpopulous city in the United States, and the core of the sixthlargest metropolitan area in the country. Located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence ...

Google previewThe American School, A Global Context, From the Puritans to the Obama Administration (2016)

Education, Education by CTI Reviews

Philadelphia: Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifthmostpopulous city in the United States, and the core of the sixthlargest metropolitan area in the country. Located in the Northeastern United States at ...

Google previewWide Awake (1882)

Philadelphia is a famous city in the history of our...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

Applegate EJ: The anatomy and physiology learning system, ed 3, Philadelphia, 2006, Saunders. Bath-Balogh M, Fehrenbach MJ: Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and anatomy, ed 2, St. Louis, 2006, Saunders. Bird DL, Robinson DS: ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine (2015)

by Glenna R Schroeder-Lein

The Philadelphia lab began the rebottling of liquor and production of medicines in late April 1863. It produced well over 100 kinds of tinctures, extracts, powders, and pills. While some medicines were prepared from the raw ingredients, others, ...

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)

A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1998. Dosick, Wayne. Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1995. Etz Hayim. Senior editor David Lieber. Philadelphia : ...

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Quotes about Philadelphia

Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia. (Robert Brady)
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Scrabble value of P3H4I1L1A1D2E1L1P3H4I1A1

The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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