Definition of philadelphica
1. 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 PennsylvaniaUsed in print:
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
This is particularly true in large centers of Jewish population like New_York , Chicago , and Philadelphia .
(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)
From Philadelphia came Cyrus_Adler and Joseph_Jastrow .
Henrietta , however , was at that time engaged in a lengthy correspondence with Joe 's older and more serious brother , Morris , who was just_about her own age and whom she had got to know well during trips to Philadelphia with Papa , when he substituted for Rabbi_Jastrow at Rodeph_Shalom_Temple there during its Rabbi 's absence in Europe .
Young Morris , who , while attending the University_of_Pennsylvania , also taught and edited a paper , found time to write Henrietta twenty page letters on everything that engaged his interest , from the acting of Sarah_Bernhardt in Philadelphia to his reactions to the comments of `` Sulamith '' on the Jewish reform_movement being promulgated by the Hebrew_Union_College in Cincinnati .
Sadie studied piano ; played Chopin in the `` Soiree_Musicale of Mr._Guthrie 's Pupils '' ; and she recited `` Hector 's_Farewell_to_Andromache '' most movingly , to the special delight of Rabbi_Jastrow at his home in Germantown near Philadelphia , where the Szold girls took_turns visiting between the visits of the Jastrow boys at the Szolds ' in Baltimore .Synonyms Philadelphia City_of_Brotherly_Love Related Terms city Pennsylvania independence_hall Walt_Whitman_Bridge Benjamin_Franklin_Bridge