Philadelphia

geographical name
Phil·​a·​del·​phia | \ ˌfi-lə-ˈdel-fyə How to pronounce Philadelphia (audio) , -fē-ə \

Definition of Philadelphia

1 city and port on the Delaware River in southeastern Pennsylvania population 1,526,006

Note: Philadelphia is the most populous city in Pennsylvania.

2 — see alaşehir
3 — see amman

Other Words from Philadelphia

Philadelphian \ ˌfi-​lə-​ˈdel-​fyən How to pronounce Philadelphia (audio) , -​fē-​ən \ adjective or noun

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23 Aug 2022

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“Philadelphia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Philadelphia. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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