a city in SE Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River: Declaration of Independence signed here July 4, 1776.
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How to use Philadelphia in a sentence
Neto, a 6-foot-1 Brazilian native, hadn’t exactly popped during his four years in Utah and one season spent in Philadelphia.
James’s team will be coached by Quin Snyder of the Utah Jazz, while Philadelphia 76ers Coach Doc Rivers will lead Durant’s team.NBA All-Star Game reserves were named, and talk about snubs immediately followed | Ben Golliver | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
Free agency doesn’t provide a clear-cut answer, and the trade market is crowded — although there is one less QB-needy team after the Indianapolis Colts traded for Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz on Thursday.Should Washington draft a quarterback? Make a trade? Stand pat? Five experts weigh in. | Sam Fortier, Nicki Jhabvala | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
The deal ends Wentz’s once-promising tenure in Philadelphia and reunites him with Colts Coach Frank Reich, formerly the offensive coordinator for the Eagles.Eagles agree to trade quarterback Carson Wentz to the Colts for a pair of draft picks | Mark Maske | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The Carson Wentz soap opera in Philadelphia is finally over.Why The Eagles Had To Get Rid Of Wentz — And The Colts Had To Take A Chance On Him | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | February 18, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
“After the withdraw, they realized that firefighter Craig-Lewis was missing,” said Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer.
In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer, her boyfriend, Jason Anderson, said Craig-Lewis was “all consumed” by her job.
Craig-Lewis was an 11-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department, a position she had aspired to since grade school.
“He was attempting to force me into oral sex,” Ruehli told Philadelphia Magazine.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004 | Marlow Stern | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bill Cosby was born July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love.
Thomas Bradford, the oldest master printer in America, died at Philadelphia, aged 94.
Half of Pittsburgh spliced on to half of Philadelphia would make a city very like Glasgow.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
William P. Dewees, a distinguished medical writer, died at Philadelphia.
He established the first printing office in Philadelphia, and also in New York.
Confiding these matters to his "Diary" and keeping his own opinion, Mr. Adams passed on to Philadelphia.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
British Dictionary definitions for 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)
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Cultural definitions for Philadelphia
Largest city in Pennsylvania.
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