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20:32 May 6, 2001
Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]
Greek term or phrase: city of brotherly love
Is the word meaning "City Of Brotherly Love" Detroit, Des Moines, Philadelphia or Indianapolis? Thank you for your help !!
Jason
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naPhiladelphiaKon Vatskalis
naPhiladelphiaFuad Yahya


  

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Philadelphia


Explanation:
The following information is from “The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy,” Second Edition, Edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr., Joseph F. Kett, and James Trefil. Copyright © 1993 by Houghton Mifflin Company . All rights reserved:

"Philadelphia: Cultural center now and especially in colonial times. Its historical monuments include Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; the Liberty Bell; and Congress Hall. • Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love,” was founded in the late seventeenth century as a Quaker colony by William Penn."

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Fuad Yahya
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Philadelphia


Explanation:
It is Piladelphia. Philadelphia is a word made of the words "Philos" and "Adelfos" meaning love and brother respectively. You can see the connection now.


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Kon Vatskalis
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