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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 phi·lis·tia /fəˈlɪstiə/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine
          that was strategically located on a trade route between
          Syria and Egypt; important in Biblical times

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    =Palestine (q.v.), "the land of the Philistines" (Ps. 60:8;
    87:4; 108:9). The word is supposed to mean "the land of
    wanderers" or "of strangers."