Philadelphia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Philadelphia

  1. The largest city in Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of coterminous Philadelphia County; former capital of the United States.
  2. (historical) An ancient Greek city in the Decapolis in modern Jordan; modern Amman.
  3. (historical) An ancient Greek city in Lydia in modern Turkey; modern Alaşehir.
  4. A locale in the United States; named for the city in Pennsylvania.
    1. An unincorporated community in Cass County, Illinois.
    2. An unincorporated community in Sugar Creek Township, Hancok County, Indiana.
    3. A city, the county seat of Neshoba County, Mississippi.
    4. A town and village in Jefferson County, New York.
    5. A small city in Loudon County, Tennessee.
  5. A village in Brandenburg, Germany; named for the city in Pennsylvania.
  6. A village in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England; named for the city in Pennsylvania (OS grid ref NZ3352).
  7. A suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Φιλαδέλφεια (Philadélpheia).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Philadelphīa f sg (genitive Philadelphīae); first declension

  1. (historical) Philadelphia (ancient Greek city in the Decapolis in modern Jordan; modern Amman)
  2. (historical) Philadelphia (ancient Greek city in Lydia in modern Turkey; modern Alaşehir)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

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

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