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Philistian

/ (fɪˈlɪstɪən) /
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adjective

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

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

    The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope
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