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[fil-ip] /ˈfɪl ɪp/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • During this time, we lived on King Phillip's corn, a large yellow kind.

  • Phillip Gayerson guided his partner through the laughing throng.


    Henry Seton Merriman
  • I made a visit this afternoon with cousin Sally at Dr. Phillip's.

    Diary of Anna Green Winslow

    Anna Green Winslow
  • "What Phillip is so stormed up about is the prematurity of it all," he said to Coffin.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • Phillip, you had the worst cold of your life when you took the vaccine.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
British Dictionary definitions for Phillip


Arthur. 1738–1814, English naval commander; captain general of the First Fleet, which carried convicts from Portsmouth to Sydney Cove, Australia, where he founded New South Wales
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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