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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Φιλαδέλφεια (Philadélpheia), from φιλέω (philéō, I love) + ἀδελφός (adelphós, brother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɪləˈdɛlfi.ə/
    • (local) IPA(key): [fɪɫəˈdɜɫfi.ə]
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Proper nounEdit

Philadelphia

  1. The largest city in Pennsylvania, United States; the county seat of coterminous Philadelphia County, and a former capital of the United States.
  2. (historical) A city of the Decapolis; modern Amman, Syria.
  3. (historical) A city in Lydia; modern Alaşehir, Turkey.
  4. A locale in the United States; named for the city in Pennsylvania.
    1. A city in Mississippi; the county seat of Neshoba County.
    2. A town in New York, and a village within it.
    3. A city in Tennessee.
    4. An unincorporated community in Illinois.
    5. An unincorporated community in Indiana.
  5. A village in Brandenburg, Germany; named for the city in Pennsylvania.
  6. A village in Tyne and Wear, England; named for the city in Pennsylvania.
  7. A suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Φιλαδέλφεια (Philadélpheia).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Philadelphīa f (genitive Philadelphīae); first declension

  1. A city of Lydia situated near the course of the Cogamus
  2. A town of the Decapolis, now Amman

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Philadelphīa
Genitive Philadelphīae
Dative Philadelphīae
Accusative Philadelphīam
Ablative Philadelphīā
Vocative Philadelphīa

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