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Three quarters of the East Coast's refinery capability is located in the Philadelphia region.
Robert Brady

Meaning of "Philadelphia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia  [ˌfɪləˈdɛlfɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHILADELPHIA

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conjunction
determiner
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Philadelphia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PHILADELPHIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the county seat of Philadelphia County and with a population of 1,526,006 is the largest city in the State of Pennsylvania, and the fifth-most-populous city in the United States. It is located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, and it is the only consolidated city-county in Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 1,526,006, growing to 1,553,165 in 2013 by Census estimates. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley, home to over 6 million people and the country's sixth-largest metropolitan area. Within the Delaware Valley, the Pennsylvania metropolitan division consists of five counties in Pennsylvania and has a population of 4,008,994. Popular nicknames for Philadelphia are Philly and The City of Brotherly Love, the latter of which comes from the literal meaning of the city's name in Greek (Greek: Φιλαδέλφεια (, Modern Greek: ) "brotherly love", compounded from philos (φίλος) "loving", and adelphos (ἀδελφός) "brother").

Definition of Philadelphia in the English dictionary

The definition of Philadelphia in the dictionary is a city and port in SE Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers: the fourth largest city in the US; founded by Quakers in 1682; cultural and financial centre of the American colonies and the federal capital ; scene of the Continental Congresses and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Pop: 1 479 339.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHILADELPHIA


atmosphere
ˈætməsˌfɪə
biosphere
ˈbaɪəˌsfɪə
blogosphere
ˈblɒɡəˌsfɪə
chemosphere
ˈkɛməˌsfɪə
fear
fɪə
feer
fɪə
fere
fɪə
hemisphere
ˈhɛmɪˌsfɪə
interfere
ˌɪntəˈfɪə
Maffia
ˈmæfɪə
Mafia
ˈmæfɪə
magnetosphere
mæɡˈniːtəʊˌsfɪə
microsphere
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsfɪə
montgolfier
mɒntˈɡɒlfɪə
raphia
ˈræfɪə
rauwolfia
rɔːˈwʊlfɪə
rhizosphere
ˈraɪzəʊˌsfɪə
Sofia
ˈsəʊfɪə
sphere
sfɪə
stratosphere
ˈstrætəˌsfɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHILADELPHIA

Philae
philander
philanderer
philandering
philanthrope
philanthropic
philanthropical
philanthropically
philanthropies
philanthropist
philanthropoid
philanthropy
philatelic
philatelically
philatelist
philately
Philby
Philem.

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHILADELPHIA

agraphia
apomorphia
atrophia
dermatographia
dysgraphia
dystrophia
eucryphia
logagraphia
morphia
paragraphia
Sophia

Synonyms and antonyms of Philadelphia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Philadelphia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHILADELPHIA

Find out the translation of Philadelphia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Philadelphia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Philadelphia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

费城
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Filadelfia
570 millions of speakers

English

Philadelphia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फिलाडेल्फिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فيلادلفيا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Филадельфия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Philadelphia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফিলাডেলফিয়ার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Philadelphie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Philadelphia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Philadelphia
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フィラデルフィア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

필라델피아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Philadelphia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Philadelphia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிலடெல்பியா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फिलाडेल्फिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Philadelphia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Philadelphia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Filadelfia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Філадельфія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Philadelphia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Φιλαδέλφεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Philadelphia
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Philadelphia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Philadelphia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Philadelphia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHILADELPHIA»

The term «Philadelphia» is very widely used and occupies the 4.220 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHILADELPHIA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Philadelphia» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Philadelphia» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Philadelphia

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10 QUOTES WITH «PHILADELPHIA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Philadelphia.
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Richie Allen
I don't think I'm as bad as I'm made out to be. I did things in Philadelphia, but I don't have any intention of doing those things in St. Louis.
2
Richie Allen
I can play anywhere. First, third, left field, anywhere but Philadelphia.
3
Richie Allen
I'll play first, third, left. I'll play anywhere - except Philadelphia.
4
Linden Ashby
I love the show 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia;' that's probably a guilty pleasure! I laugh so hard.
5
H. G. Bissinger
I am the father of twin sons that were born in Philadelphia at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1983. They were 13 weeks premature. Gerry weighed 1 pound 14 ounces, and Zachary 1 pound 11 ounces. They were the first male twins to ever survive at Pennsylvania Hospital.
6
Amar Bose
At 13, I realized that I could fix anything electronic. It was amazing, I could just do it. I started a business repairing radios. It grew to be one of the largest in Philadelphia.
7
Robert Brady
Delaware River Power Squadron is dedicated to boating safety through education and civic activities in several locations in Philadelphia while also serving the boating public throughout southern Pennsylvania, the Delaware River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
8
Robert Brady
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.
9
Robert Brady
Three quarters of the East Coast's refinery capability is located in the Philadelphia region.
10
Barbara Cook
New Year's Eve, we're going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHILADELPHIA»

Discover the use of Philadelphia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Philadelphia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Philadelphia: A 300 Year History
Depicts the city's founding by William Penn, its short reign as national capital, its role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, its industrial development, and its emergence as a modern city
Russell Frank Weigley, Nicholas B. Wainwright, Edwin Wolf, 1982
2
A House on Fire : The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Soul: ...
Here is the eye-opening story of three of the most influential and successful music producers of the seventies.
John A. Jackson, 2004
3
Philadelphia: Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a ...
This book explores a wide range of issues impacting upon Philadelphia's post-industrial economy--trends in housing and homelessness, the business community, job distribution, a disintegrating political structure, and increased racial, class ...
Carolyn Adams, 1993
4
Philadelphia
Presents an overview of Philadelphia, discussing its history, sports teams, historic sites, and attractions such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
Russell Roberts, 2009
5
Philadelphia Fire
At once personal and political, this novel about being black and male in white America depicts an unyielding core of individual resistance and demonstrates with tragic immediacy how America's mixed signals foster false hopes. Reprint.
John Edgar Wideman, 2005
6
Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia
Based on the biographies of some three hundred people in each city, this book shows how such distinguished Boston families as the Adamses, Cabots, Lowells, and Peabodys have produced many generations of men and women who have made major ...
‎1996
7
A Century of Philadelphia Sports
Here you will relive the glory days of Penn football and Bobby Jones's completion of the Grand Slam at Merion, the Eagles' defeat of the Packers in the NFL championship game and the Phillies' World Series championship in 1980, the ...
Rich Westcott, 2001
8
The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study
In his introduction, Elijah Anderson examines how the neighborhood studied by Du Bois has changed over the years and compares the status of blacks today with their status when the book was initially published.
W. E. B. Du Bois, 2011
9
The Athletics of Philadelphia: Connie Mack's White ...
This book, written by a long-time fan of the defunct team, relates the Athletics to the city of Philadelphia and tells the stories of the organization's signature seasons, from the championship years to the days when the A's were synonymous ...
David M. Jordan, 1999
10
Witness in Philadelphia
Florence Mars, a native of Philadelphia, recount the grim circumstances of the killings and describes what happened to a community confronted by a challenge to long-held beliefs.
Florence Mars, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHILADELPHIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Philadelphia is used in the context of the following news items.
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DC United 3, Philadelphia Union 2 | MLS Match Recap
Sapong, who leads Philadelphia (6-12-4) with seven goals, also struck the crossbar with a golden chance a minute before Espindola put ... «MLSsoccer.com, Jul 15»
2
NY Knicks or Philadelphia 76ers: Which Atlantic Team Has Brighter …
Looking around the NBA last season, it was harder to find two more hopeless teams than the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers. Two of ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
3
1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Philly Hit-and-Run
One person was killed and another person hurt after a hit-and-run crash in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia. Police say a car struck ... «NBC 10 Philadelphia, Jul 15»
4
Verizon Workers Throughout Philadelphia Region Prepare For …
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Union members working for Verizon in nine states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, have voted to ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
5
Woman, baby critically injured in Philadelphia stabbing
PHILADELPHIA >> Authorities say a man is being sought after an early morning stabbing that critically injured a woman and a baby in north ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
6
The Preseason BEast Report: The Philadelphia Eagles Edition
Philadelphia lost both guards, Evan Mathis and Todd Herremans over the off season. With Murray's injury history you have to wonder just how ... «Blogging The Boys, Jul 15»
7
Match report, video: DC United storms back to defeat Philadelphia, 3-2
My match report from D.C. United's 3-2 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Union before a season-high 19,125 at RFK Stadium. [Videos]. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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Dozens of car tires slashed in South Philadelphia
Tires were slashed on more than three dozen vehicles in South Philadelphia, and neighbors are furious. Vandals went on a tire slashing spree ... «MyFOXPhilly.com, Jul 15»
9
Woman Finds Cremated Remains in Philadelphia Lot
The startling discovery of a woman's cremated remains has led to a mystery in Philadelphia. A woman found the cremation box of Linda Upshur ... «NBC 10 Philadelphia, Jul 15»
10
Philadelphia Woman Stops Mom And Baby From Being Sliced Up …
A Philadelphia woman and her 1-year-old baby girl are alive today because their next-door neighbor stopped a knife-wielding attacker from ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Philadelphia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/philadelphia>. Jul 2021 ».
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