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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Phil•ipˈfɪl ɪp(n.)

  1. one of the 12 apostles. Mark 3:18; John 1:43–48, 6:5–7.

    Category: Biography

  2. King (Metacomet), died 1676, sachem of the Wampanoag Indians 1662–76.

    Category: Biography, American History

  3. Prince, Duke of Edinburgh, born 1921, consort of Elizabeth II.

    Category: Biography

Phil•ipˈfɪl ɪp(n.)

  1. Philip I,1052–1108, king of France 1060–1108 (son of Henry I of France).

    Category: Biography

  2. Philip II, (“Philip of Macedon”) 382–336 b .c ., king of Macedonia 359–336 (father of Alexander the Great). (“Philip Augustus”) 1165–1223, king of France 1180–1223. 1527–98, king of Spain 1556–98 (husband of Mary I).

    Category: Biography, Ancient History

  3. Philip IV (“Philip the Fair”), 1268–1314, king of France 1285–1314.

    Category: Biography

  4. Philip V,1683–1746, king of Spain 1700–46.

    Category: Biography

  5. Philip VI,1293–1350, king of France 1328–50: first ruler of the house of Valois.

    Category: Biography


  1. Philippians.

    Category: Bible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Philip, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh(noun)

    Englishman and husband of Elizabeth II (born 1921)


  1. Philip(ProperNoun)

    One of the twelve disciples; one of the seven deacons.

  2. Philip(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: From Φίλιππος, name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος, from φιλέω + ἵππος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philip(noun)

    the European hedge sparrow

  2. Philip(noun)

    the house sparrow. Called also phip

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Philip

    an Indian chief whose father had been a staunch friend of the Pilgrim settlers, was himself friendly to the colonists, till in 1671 their encroachments provoked him to retaliation; after six years' fighting, in which many colonists perished and great massacres of Indians took place, he was defeated and slain, 1676.


  1. Philip Saliba

    Metropolitan Philip was the Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America, which is the leadership position for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. He held the position from 1966 until his death in March 2014. His tenure as an Orthodox bishop was the longest serving in American history.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Philip' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2577

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Philip' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3561


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