Philadelphia


Philadelphia
a) Largest city in Pennsylvania, located in southeastern part of the state along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. Site of the Independence Hall; former capitol of United States. Nicknamed "City of Brotherly Love"
b) A town in Mississippi, United States.

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  • Philadelphia — Spitzname: Philly, City of Brotherly Love, The City that Loves you Back, Cradle of Liberty, The Quaker City, The Birthplace of America, Illadelph Philadelphi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PHILADELPHIA — PHILADELPHIA, fifth largest city in the United States, in the State of pennsylvania . The area s Jewish population (2001), sixth largest in the nation, was estimated at 206,000. Origins of the Jewish Community Jews came from New Amsterdam to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Philadelphia — Philadelphia, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1519 Housing Units (2000): 595 Land area (2000): 0.897654 sq. miles (2.324912 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.897654 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philadelphĭa [1] — Philadelphĭa, 1) die bedeutendste Stadt des nordamerikan. Staates Pennsylvanien und der Bevölkerung nach die dritte Stadt der Union (nach New York und Chicago), 154 km vom Atlantischen Ozean unter 39°57´ nördl. Br. und 75°10´ westl. L., an:… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Philadelphia — city in Pennsylvania, U.S., from Greek, taken by William Penn to mean brotherly love, from philos loving see PHILE (Cf. phile)) + adelphos brother (see ADELPHIA (Cf. Adelphia)). Also the name recalls that of the ancient city in Lydia, mentioned… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Philadelphia, MS — U.S. city in Mississippi Population (2000): 7303 Housing Units (2000): 3302 Land area (2000): 10.613247 sq. miles (27.488183 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016951 sq. miles (0.043902 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.630198 sq. miles (27.532085 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philadelphia, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 1519 Housing Units (2000): 595 Land area (2000): 0.897654 sq. miles (2.324912 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.897654 sq. miles (2.324912 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philadelphia, PA — U.S. city in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1517550 Housing Units (2000): 661958 Land area (2000): 135.090104 sq. miles (349.881748 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.546133 sq. miles (19.544394 sq. km) Total area (2000): 142.636237 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philadelphia, TN — U.S. city in Tennessee Population (2000): 533 Housing Units (2000): 222 Land area (2000): 1.598400 sq. miles (4.139837 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.598400 sq. miles (4.139837 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philadelphia — Philadelphia, 1) Grafschaft im äußersten Südosten des Staates Pennsylvanien (Nordamerika), 5,7 QM., im Südosten vom Delaware River begrenzt u. vom Schuylkill River u. den Pennypack, Tacony u. Wissahiccon Creeks durchflossen; hügelig u. gut… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Philadelphĭa [2] — Philadelphĭa, Jakob, einer der berühmtesten Taschenspieler des 18. Jahrh., wurde um 1720 in Philadelphia (Nordamerika) von jüdischen Eltern. geboren, studirte daselbst Mathematik u. Mechanik, lebte dann längere Zeit zurückgezogen (wahrscheinlich… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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