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[fi-lip-uh] /fɪˈlɪp ə/
a female given name: derived from Philip. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And when the Countess was gone, Philippa turned, her round face somewhat dazed and flushed.

    Chivalry James Branch Cabell
  • He reminds me—Philippa is quite affected by this—that there are others.

  • It never answered to be cross at Fieldside, and Philippa had found this out before.

  • In the evening, at recreation-time, Sister Philippa came up to me.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
  • Philippa saw that the Regent had his dinner, and afterward mounted her white palfrey and set out for the battle-field.

    Chivalry James Branch Cabell
Word Origin and History for Philippa

fem. proper name, modern, fem. of Philip.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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