Palestine is a word equivalent to Philistia, or the land of the Philistines.
Farther south, the Plain of Philistia stretches off in the direction of Egypt.
He even established an imaginary club, called the Davidsbund, to storm the citadel of Philistia.
Only in Philistia was it driven inland by the drifting sands.
The peoples have heard, they tremble: Pangs have taken hold on the inhabitants of Philistia.
And yet, even in Philistia, it is not every one that will yearn after successes like these.
Like the Carlyles and Ruskins of a later age, they make Philistia merry with their sad blunders over economic details.
He is treated as an equal by the monarchs of Egypt and Philistia.
Sharon, a fertile region in Palestine of the maritime plain between Carmel and Philistia.
If it isn't the East to you, you can go away—back to Philistia.
=Palestine (q.v.), "the land of the Philistines" (Ps. 60:8; 87:4; 108:9). The word is supposed to mean "the land of wanderers" or "of strangers."