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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Phil·a·del·phia /ˌfɪləˈdɛlfjə, fiə/
 費城

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Philadelphia
      n : 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 [syn: City of Brotherly
          Love]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Philadelphia
    brotherly love, a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, about 25 miles
    south-east of Sardis. It was the seat of one of the "seven
    churches" (Rev. 3:7-12). It came into the possession of the
    Turks in A.D. 1392. It has several times been nearly destroyed
    by earthquakes. It is still a town of considerable size, called
    Allahshehr, "the city of God."

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Philadelphia, love of a brother