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Many new world cities have old world counterparts.

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The city of brotherly love is named after the ancient city mentioned in the Book of Revelations. There was no mention whether the holy city had great cheese steaks.
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This city is named after a town in Ireland. It's debatable which one has a larger Irish population.
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The ancient Egyptian capital was once the home of kings. The city in Tennessee was the home of The King.
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Unlike the ancient city, this suburb of Detroit has never been attacked by Brad Pitt.
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The French Paris is known for wine and berets. The Texas one is known for Budweiser and cowboy hats.
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