Philadelphia
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Given Name PHILADELPHIA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: fil-ə-DEL-fee-ə   [details]

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.

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cities, love, place names