- an ancient country on the E coast of the Mediterranean.
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Examples from the Web for philistia
Indeed, many helots are there, who come from Philistia to spy out the Land.The Book of Khalid
Another paragraph, and Gregoriev is lost forever to Philistia!The Genius
Margaret Horton Potter
Farther south, the Plain of Philistia stretches off in the direction of Egypt.
The word Palestine only applies strictly to the district of Philistia.The Expositor's Bible
F. W. Farrar
Ancient city of Philistia, frequently mentioned in the Bible.A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia
J. G. Bartholomew
- an ancient country on the coast of SW Palestine
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