- an ancient country on the E coast of the Mediterranean.
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I almost feel myself already in bonds under Philistian yoke whenever it is mentioned.The Bertrams
- of or relating to Philistia, an ancient country in Palestine, or its inhabitants
- an ancient country on the coast of SW Palestine
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