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  1. Philly(ProperNoun)



  1. Philly

    Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, a move not commonly used in network promotion, for a series lasting only one season. The complete series is not on DVD, but is viewable on Netflix in HD and 5.1 Surround Sound. The series briefly aired in syndication on Universal HD in 2008.


  1. Philly

    Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. provides print and digital newspapers and magazine. The company offers news on sports, entertainment, business, food, lifestyle, and health. It also provides classifieds on jobs, cars, real estate, rentals, marketplace, celebrations, business directory, and newspaper advertisements online. The company was formerly known as Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC and changed its name to Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. in 2010. Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Rap Dictionary

  1. philly(noun)

    Philadelphia is a city 92 miles from NYC and next to crime ridden Camden, NJ. It is home of Schoolly D, Da Youngstas, The Fresh Prince, Tuff Crew, The Roots, Cassidy, Gillie da the Kid (of Major Figgas),DJ Ghetto, Bahamadia, Eve, Ness, Freeway, Reed Dollaz, NH, Oschino, Young Neef and Young Chris (commonly known as Young Gunz), Sparks,Joey Jihad,and boxing legend Bernard Hopkins. Philly now leads the USA's 10 most populous cities in poverty and in violent crime rates including murder. Statistically you are about 4 times more likely to get murdered in Philly than NYC. Philadelphia has historically been defined by its geographic areas, and the hip-hop scene has bound its self likewise. While neighborhoods (ie University City aka U City) within a geographic region (ie Southwest Philadelphia) may have a distinct identity different from the region it occupies, artist generally prefer to cling to the regional identity as versus the individual identity. Philadelphia like many cities in the US and particularly those of the original thirteen colonies has strict drinking laws. Bars and Clubs are required to stop serving alcohol by 2AM and conversely close at 2AM. During the mid-nineties a thriving after hours club scene developed. These establishments were allowed to serve alcohol to 'members' after the 2AM law. Membership at these clubs consisted of as little as a brief application and a 'membership fee' or what most commonly would characterize as a cover charge. One of the earliest clubs to recognize the rebirth of the rap scene in the city was Gotham Nightclub.

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Philly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Philly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Philly in a Sentence

  1. Steve Sinko:

    It was really something powerful to be a part of, it just shows the power of inclusion and what it can do atraces. The Philly Marathon was a great example of The Philly Marathon.

  2. Mike Draper:

    2005 was really the beginning of people moving downtown in a big way, i think it's part of the zeitgeist nationally. It's cool to see what's happened in Des Moines, but there's also downtown regeneration in Hartford, Philly -- pretty much every city.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Places like West Philly, or West Baltimore, or Ferguson, Missouri -- they're part of America, too. They're not separate. They're part of America like anywhere else. The kids there are American kids, just like your kids and my kids, so we've got to make sure boys and girls in those communities are loved and cherished and supported and nurtured and invested in. And we have to have the same standards for those children as we have for our own children.

  4. Lucas Nogueira:

    It's very similar in terms of immigrants and international community, compared to other teams like Minnesota or Milwaukee or Philly, this is a very big city and there are lots of things to do.

  5. Mike Draper:

    I think it's part of the zeitgeist nationally. It's cool to see what's happened in Des Moines, but there's also downtown regeneration in Hartford, Philly -- pretty much every city.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. abase
    • B. affront
    • C. summon
    • D. embellish

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