[ fi-lip-ahy, fil-uh-pahy ]

  1. 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.

Other words from Philippi

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

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/ (fɪˈlɪpaɪ, ˈfɪlɪ-) /

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

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