Philistia

[fi-lis-tee-uh]
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noun

an ancient country on the E coast of the Mediterranean.

Related formsPhi·lis·ti·an, adjective
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Historical Examples of philistian

  • I almost feel myself already in bonds under Philistian yoke whenever it is mentioned.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope


British Dictionary definitions for philistian

Philistian

adjective

of or relating to Philistia, an ancient country in Palestine, or its inhabitants

Philistia

noun

an ancient country on the coast of SW Palestine
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