philistia


phi·lis·tia

noun, often capitalized \fə-ˈlis-tē-ə\

Definition of PHILISTIA

:  the class or world of cultural philistines

Origin of PHILISTIA

Philistia, ancient country of southwest Palestine
First Known Use: 1857

Phi·lis·tia

geographical name \fə-ˈlis-tē-ə\

Definition of PHILISTIA

country SW ancient Palestine on the coast; the land of the Philistines

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