Meaning: 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
"Philadelphia," said he.
I thought it was only Philadelphia!'"
It come all the way from Philadelphia, they said.
"I will go to the Church which is in Philadelphia.
"The feeling in Philadelphia alone is at fever heat."
Fifty-seven years were passed in bondage before she reached Philadelphia.
"Very well, then." said Mr. Peterkin, "let them go and ask the lady from Philadelphia."
One day, when she was talking with the lady from Philadelphia, she spoke of this trouble.
Their card had been addressed to the lady from Philadelphia, with the number of her street.