Lilliput

noun
Lil·​li·​put | \ ˈli-li-(ˌ)pət How to pronounce Lilliput (audio) \

Definition of Lilliput

: an island in Swift's Gulliver's Travels where the inhabitants are six inches tall

First Known Use of Lilliput

1726, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Lilliput was in 1726

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“Lilliput.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lilliput. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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