Filistijn

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  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n
  • Hyphenation: Fi‧lis‧tijn

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From Latin

Noun[edit]

Filistijn m ‎(plural Filistijnen, diminutive Filistijntje n)

  1. (historical) A Philistine, member of a Biblical non-Semitic people which subdued the Jews in Philistia (hence the name of present Palestine)
  2. (figuratively) A philistine, barbarian, heathen

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