Definitions for Philipˈfɪl ɪp

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

    Englishman and husband of Elizabeth II (born 1921)

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Philip(noun)

    the European hedge sparrow

  2. Philip(noun)

    the house sparrow. Called also phip

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

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  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.

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  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.

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

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