Philadelphia
geographical name 1. city & port SE Pennsylvania on Delaware River population 1,517,550 2. — see alasehir 3. — see AmmanPhiladelphian adjective or noun

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  • PHILADELPHIA — PHILADELPHIA, fifth largest city in the United States, in the State of pennsylvania . The area s Jewish population (2001), sixth largest in the nation, was estimated at 206,000. Origins of the Jewish Community Jews came from New Amsterdam to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Philadelphia — city in Pennsylvania, U.S., from Greek, taken by William Penn to mean brotherly love, from philos loving see PHILE (Cf. phile)) + adelphos brother (see ADELPHIA (Cf. Adelphia)). Also the name recalls that of the ancient city in Lydia, mentioned… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Philadelphia — [fil΄ə del′fē ə, fil΄ə del′fyə] [Gr philadelphia, brotherly love < philos, loving + adelphos, brother: see MONADELPHOUS] 1. city & port in SE Pa., on the Delaware River: pop. 1,518,000 2. ancient city in Lydia, W Asia Minor Philadelphian adj …   English World dictionary

  • Philadelphia — Philadelphīa, alte Städte, s. Alaschehr und Ammoniter …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Philadelphia — Philadelphia, die Hauptstadt von Pennsylvanien (N. Amerika), die zweite der Union, 1681 von William Penn gegründet, liegt am Delaware und Schuykill, zählt über 200,000 Ew. und kann mit eine der Riesinnen des Handelsverkehrs der vereinigten… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

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  • Philadelphia —    Drame de Jonathan Demme, avec Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards Jr., Mary Steenburgen.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1993   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 59    Résumé    Andrew Benett, promis à une brillante carrière d… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Philadelphia — (izg. filadèlfija) ž DEFINICIJA grad i riječno morska luka na rijeci Delaware, 1.586.000 stan. (šire područje, 4.857.000); mjesto potpisivanja Deklaracije neovisnosti (4. 7. 1776) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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