philistia

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noun, often capitalized phi·lis·tia \fə-ˈli-stē-ə\

Definition of philistia

  1. :  the class or world of cultural philistines

Origin and Etymology of philistia

Philistia, ancient country of southwest Palestine


Philistia

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geographical name Phi·lis·tia \fə-ˈlis-tē-ə\

Definition of Philistia

  1. country and land of the Philistines on the Mediterranena Sea coast in the southwestern part of ancient Palestine


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