Definition of "philadelphia" []

  • A city and port in SE Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers: the fourth largest city in the US; founded by Quakers in 1682; cultural and financial centre of the American colonies and the federal capital (1790–1800); scene of the Continental Congresses (1774–83) and the signing of the Declaration of Independence (1776). Pop: 1 479 339 (2003 est) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "philadelphia" in a sentence
  • "Obama didnt play the race card, he faced it straight on (his speech on race in philadelphia is an example) he was responding to the threats and racial slurs, and unjust mudslinging by people at the mccain-palin rallys."
  • "The word devoted here is the Greek word philadelphia."
  • "June 14th, 2010 at 8: 25 am omg the ONE weekend im not in philadelphia and my main man is there!?!?!!? ahhh oh well i still love him. he may be the captain but he will always be number 1″ to me teehee"
  • "Jatla M, Bierly P, Zemel B, Verma R. Osteopenia at time of diagnosis with celiac disease in philadelphia area children."
  • "I live in philadelphia, and during spring, summer, and fall I usually ride my bike to work (13 miles round trip)."