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Gender: F Meaning of Philadelphia: "brotherly love" Origin of Philadelphia: Greek place-name

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Place-name mentioned in the New Testament and not yet on the name map. Philadelphia Thursday was the character played by Shirley Temple in John Ford's 1948 "Fort Apache."

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Philadelphia, Shirley Temple's character in the 1948 US film Fort Apache
Philadelphia "Philadelphy," the wife of Lucius "Loosh" (a slave on the Sartoris plantation) in William Faulkner's novel The Unvanquished and short story "My Grandmother Millard"

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