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TypeSettlement
ScriptsΦιλαδελφεια Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.fil-ə-DEL-fee-ə English
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Meaning & History

Means "brotherly love" from Greek φιλεω (phileo) "to love" and αδελφος (adelphos) "brother". This was the name of a city in Asia Minor mentioned in Revelation in the New Testament. It is now known as Alaşehir (in Turkey). It is also the name of a city in the United States.
Other Languages & CulturesPhiladelphiea Ancient Greek Philadelphiea Biblical Greek
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute