[ fi-lip-ahy, fil-uh-pahy ]
/ fɪˈlɪp aɪ, ˈfɪl əˌpaɪ /


a ruined city in NE Greece, in Macedonia: Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius here, 42 b.c.; the site of one of the first Christian churches in Europe, founded by St. Paul.

Related forms

Phi·lip·pi·an [fi-lip-ee-uh n] /fɪˈlɪp i ən/, adjective, noun

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[ fi-lip-uh s ]
/ fɪˈlɪp əs /

noun, plural phi·lip·pi [fi-lip-ahy] /fɪˈlɪp aɪ/.

a gold coin of ancient Greece, originally issued by Philip II of Macedon.

Origin of philippus

< Latin < Greek philíppeios Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (fɪˈlɪpaɪ, ˈfɪlɪ-) /


an ancient city in NE Macedonia: scene of the victory of Antony and Octavian over Brutus and Cassius (42 bc)
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