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philadelphia


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Philadelphia 
  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  [syn:  {Philadelphia},  {City 
  of  Brotherly  Love}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Philadelphia,  MO 
  Zip  code(s):  63463 
  Philadelphia,  MS  (city,  FIPS  56960) 
  Location:  32.77398  N,  89.10921  W 
  Population  (1990):  6758  (2875  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  39350 
  Philadelphia,  NY  (village,  FIPS  57551) 
  Location:  44.15476  N,  75.70942  W 
  Population  (1990):  1478  (537  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  13673 
  Philadelphia,  PA  (city,  FIPS  60000) 
  Location:  40.00682  N,  75.13468  W 
  Population  (1990):  1585577  (674899  housing  units) 
  Area:  350.0  sq  km  (land),  19.5  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  19102,  19103,  19104,  19106,  19107,  19111,  19112,  19113,  19114,  19115,  19116,  19118,  19119,  19120,  19121,  19122,  19123,  19124,  19125,  19126,  19127,  19128,  19129,  19130,  19131,  19132,  19133,  19134,  19135,  19136,  19137,  19138,  19139,  19140,  19141,  19142,  19143,  19144,  19145,  19146,  19147,  19148,  19149,  19150,  19151,  19152,  19153,  19154 
  Philadelphia,  TN  (city,  FIPS  57900) 
  Location:  35.67914  N,  84.40042  W 
  Population  (1990):  463  (196  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  37846 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Philadelphia 
  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." 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Philadelphia,  love  of  a  brother 
 




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