philadelphian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding Ptolemy Philadelphus, or to one of several urban centers called Philadelphia, esp. the current town in Pennsylvania.
  • noun:
    • A native or an inhabitant of Philadelphia.
    • One of a society of mystics of seventeenth century, -- labeled as additionally the household of adore.
    • A native or an inhabitant associated with town of Philadelphia.
    • certainly one of a short-lived mystical denomination founded in England in the long run of the seventeenth century.
  • others:
    • Of or related to Philadelphia, the main city of Pennsylvania, situated in the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers.
    • regarding Ptolemy Philadelphus, master of Egypt, 283-247 b. c., a patron of literature, technology, and art.

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