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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.

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

  2. Philip(ProperNoun)

    One of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the Bible; one of the seven deacons.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Φίλιππος ( Phílippos ) , name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος ( phílippos , " fond of horses") , from φιλέω ( philéō , " I love") + ἵππος ( híppos , " horse") .

  3. Philip(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Ancient Greek.

    Philip Berold, conceiting this his name, very Clerkly proves that Philip is an Apostolical name by Saint Philip the Apostle, a Royal name by King Philip King of Macedonia, and an Imperial name by Philip the first Christian Emperour.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Φίλιππος ( Phílippos ) , name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος ( phílippos , " fond of horses") , from φιλέω ( philéō , " I love") + ἵππος ( híppos , " horse") .

  4. Philip(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Φίλιππος ( Phílippos ) , name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος ( phílippos , " fond of horses") , from φιλέω ( philéō , " I love") + ἵππος ( híppos , " horse") .

  5. Philip(ProperNoun)

    A small city, the county seat of Haakon County, South Dakota, United States.

    Etymology: Ancient Greek Φίλιππος ( Phílippos ) , name of ancient kings of Macedonia, from φίλιππος ( phílippos , " fond of horses") , from φιλέω ( philéō , " I love") + ἵππος ( híppos , " horse") .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philip(noun)

    the European hedge sparrow

    Etymology: [So called from their notes.]

  2. Philip(noun)

    the house sparrow. Called also phip

    Etymology: [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.

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  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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Philip in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Philip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Philip in a Sentence

  1. Jim Byron:

    Philip, by all measures, he was being kind, and really expressing so much of his character.

  2. Sondra Wood:

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

  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. Jim Byron:

    I think the letter itself shows the character of Prince Philip that so much of the public in the U.K. and across the Commonwealth, and really across the world, have come to admire.

  5. Emma Fiarweather:

    I got a call from a police family liaison officer, the message he passed on didn't even make sense. He said' Prince Philip would like to be remembered to you'.

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