Related formsPhi·lis·ti·an, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for philistian

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


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


  1. an ancient country on the coast of SW Palestine
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