[ fi-lis-tee-uh ]
/ fɪˈlɪs ti ə /
an ancient country on the E coast of the Mediterranean.
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OTHER WORDS FROM PhilistiaPhi·lis·ti·an, adjective
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I almost feel myself already in bonds under Philistian yoke whenever it is mentioned.The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for philistian (1 of 2)
/ (fɪˈlɪstɪən) /
of or relating to Philistia, an ancient country in Palestine, or its inhabitants
British Dictionary definitions for philistian (2 of 2)
/ (fɪˈlɪstɪə) /
an ancient country on the coast of SW Palestine
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