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Brobdingnagian

[ brob-ding-nag-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌbrɒb dɪŋˈnæg i ən /
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adjective
of huge size; gigantic; tremendous.
noun
an inhabitant of Brobdingnag.
a being of tremendous size; giant.
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Origin of Brobdingnagian

First recorded in 1725–30; Brobdingnag + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Brobdingnagian

Brobdingnagian
/ (ˌbrɒbdɪŋˈnæɡɪən) /

adjective
gigantic; huge; immense

Word Origin for Brobdingnagian

C18: from Brobdingnag, an imaginary country of giants in Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726)
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