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Philly

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪli
 
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Definition of Philly in English:

noun

US informal
Philadelphia.
Example sentences
  • He is campaigning for Barack Obama this afternoon in Philly.
  • They often choose places close to commercial thoroughfares like Broad Street in North Philly or West Philly's vibrant, chaotic Fifty-Second Street.
  • US Airways accounts for about two-thirds of Philly's travelers each year.

Words that rhyme with Philly

Billie, billy, Chile, chilli (US chili), chilly, Dili, dilly, filly, frilly, ghillie, gillie, Gilly, hilly, Lillee, lily, Lyly, papillae, Piccadilly, piccalilli, silly, skilly, stilly, Tilly, willy, willy-nilly

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