Definitions for Philipˈfɪl ɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    Englishman and husband of Elizabeth II (born 1921)

Wiktionary

  1. Philip(ProperNoun)

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

  2. Philip(ProperNoun)

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  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

  3. Origin: [So called from their notes.]

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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sondra Wood:

    I loved him, miss him, there's a hole there where Philip isn't.

  2. Lawrence Durrell:

    It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin.

  3. Alfred Lord Tennyson:

    Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever.

  4. Commissioner Don Garber:

    We have to remember and recognize that in 2003 Philip Anschutz built the cathedral for soccer in the United States, which is now the StubHub Center in Carson.

  5. Maria Liston:

    This injury may also explain why Philip, a skilled warrior, was so utterly unable to fight off the assassins, with this knee, he would have limited mobility and very poor balance.

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