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Type Settlement
Scripts Φιλαδελφεια(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. fil-ə-DEHL-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)
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