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One entry found for Philistine.
Main Entry: Phi·lis·tine
Pronunciation: primarystressfil-schwa-secondarystressstemacronn; fschwa-primarystresslis-tschwan, -secondarystresstemacronn
Function: noun
1 : a member of an ancient race that lived in the coastal regions of Palestine
2 often not capitalized a : a person who dislikes or is indifferent to art and cultural activities and whose only interest is in making money b : a person who lacks taste or knowledge
- philistine adjective, often capitalized
- phi·lis·tin·ism /-secondarystressstemacron-secondarystressniz-schwam; -tschwa-secondarystressniz-, -secondarystresstemacron-, -stschwa-/ noun, often capitalized

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