Philadelphian Phil`a*del"phi*an, n. 1. A native or an inhabitant of Philadelphia. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a society of mystics of the seventeenth century, -- called also the Family of Love. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]

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  • Philadelphian — See Philadelphia. * * * …   Universalium

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