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Philadelphia

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geographical name Phil·a·del·phia \ˌfi-lə-ˈdel-fyə, -fē-ə\

Definition of Philadelphia

  1. 1 city & port SE Pennsylvania on Delaware River pop 1,526,006

  2. 2 — see alasehir

  3. 3 — see amman

Phil·a·del·phian play \-fyən, -fē-ən\ adjective or noun



PHILADELPHIA Defined for Kids

Philadelphia

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geographical name Phil·a·del·phia \ˌfi-lə-ˈdel-fyə, -fē-ə\

Definition of Philadelphia

  1. city SE Pennsylvania




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