Associations to the word «Philadelphia»


PHILADELPHIA, proper noun. 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".
PHILADELPHIA, proper noun. (historical) Ancient name of Amman, the capital of Jordan.
PHILADELPHIA, proper noun. (historical) Ancient name of Alaşehir, Turkey.
PHILADELPHIA, proper noun. Any of a number of towns and villages around the world.
PHILADELPHIA CHROMOSOME, noun. Human chromosome 22, after it has, pathologically, traded some of its genetic material with chromosome 9; this often causes chronic myelogenous leukemia.
PHILADELPHIA CHROMOSOMES, noun. Plural of Philadelphia chromosome
PHILADELPHIA LAWYER, noun. (US) A clever, crafty, or otherwise extremely adroit practitioner of law.
PHILADELPHIA LAWYERS, noun. Plural of Philadelphia lawyer
PHILADELPHIA ROLL, noun. A form of sushi made with salmon, cream cheese, cucumber or avocado, and/or onion.
PHILADELPHIA ROLLS, noun. Plural of Philadelphia roll

Dictionary definition

PHILADELPHIA, noun. The largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania.

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