Philadelphia

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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.fil-ə-DEL-fee-ə
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Meaning & History

From the name of a city in Asia Minor mentioned in Revelation in the New Testament. The name of the city meant "brotherly love" from Greek φιλεω (phileo) "to love" and αδελφος (adelphos) "brother". It is also the name of a city in the United States.

Categories

charity, cities, love, place names, siblings
Entry updated December 8, 2017