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Philly

[fil-ee] /ˈfɪl i/
noun
1.
Philadelphia (used as a nickname).
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Word Origin and History for Philly

familiar or colloquial shortening of Philadelphia, attested by 1890, but from 1858 as the popular name of a ferry boat of that name that crossed the Delaware River from the city to Camden, and a city baseball team has been the Phillies since 1883.

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Philly

noun

Philadelphia (1891+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Philly

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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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