[fil-hahr-mon-ik, fil-er-] /ˌfɪl hɑrˈmɒn ɪk, ˌfɪl ər-/
fond of or devoted to music; music-loving: used especially in the name of certain musical societies that sponsor symphony orchestras (Philharmonic Societies) and hence applied to their concerts (philharmonic concerts)
of, noting, or presented by a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.
a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.
fond of music
(capital when part of a name) denoting an orchestra, choir, society, etc, devoted to the performance, appreciation, and study of music
(capital when part of a name) a specific philharmonic choir, orchestra, or society
1813 (in the name of a society founded in London for the promotion of instrumental music), from French philharmonique (1739), from Italian filarmonico, literally “loving harmony,” from Greek philos “loving” see philo-) + ta harmonika “theory of harmony, music,” from neuter plural of harmonikos (see harmonic). The Society name was taken up in the names of many symphony orchestras.
amiable, with Hymenaeus, at Ephesus, said that the “resurrection was past already” (2 Tim. 2:17, 18). This was a Gnostic heresy held by the Nicolaitanes. (See ALEXANDER ØT0000168 .)
[fi-lee-muh n, fahy-] /fɪˈli mən, faɪ-/ noun 1. an Epistle written by Paul. Abbreviation: Phil. 2. a person who was probably a convert of Paul and to whom this Epistle is addressed. /faɪˈliːmɒn/ noun (New Testament) 1. a Christian of Colossae whose escaped slave came to meet Paul 2. the book (in full The Epistle […]
1. . abbreviation 1. Philemon
[fin-ee-uh s] /ˈfɪn i əs/ noun 1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “serpent’s mouth or oracle.”.