Philadelphia

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

Definition of Philadelphia

  1. 1 city and port on the Delaware River in southeastern Pennsylvania population 1,526,006 Philadelphia is the most populous city in Pennsylvania.

  2. 2 — see alasehir

  3. 3 — see amman

Philadelphian

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PHILADELPHIA Defined for English Language Learners

Philadelphia

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

Definition of Philadelphia for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Pennsylvania


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