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Meaning of PHILADELPHIA

Pronunciation:  `filu'delfeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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
 

PHILADELPHIA is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: City of Brotherly Love
 
 See Also: Benjamin Franklin Bridge, city, Keystone State, metropolis, PA, Pennsylvania, urban center, Walt Whitman Bridge

 

 

Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

brotherly love, a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, about 25 miles south-east of Sardis. It was the seat of one of the "seven churches" (Rev. 3:7-12). It came into the possession of the Turks in A.D. 1392. It has several times been nearly destroyed by earthquakes. It is still a town of considerable size, called Allahshehr, "the city of God."

 

 

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