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

 lil·li·pu·tian /ˌlɪləˈpjuʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lil·li·pu·tian n.
 1. One belonging to a very diminutive race described in Swift's “Voyage to Lilliput” or “Gulliver's Travels”.
 2. Hence: A person or thing of very small size.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lil·li·pu·tian, a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the imaginary island of Lilliput described by Swift, or to its inhabitants.
 2. Hence: Of very small size; diminutive; insignificant; dwarfed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country
             of Lilliput; "the Lilliputian population"
      2: very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of
         drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck
         nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy" [syn: bantam,
         diminutive, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck]
      3: (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling
         sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are
         lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at
         war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse
         regulations"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited
         to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a
         police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it
         seems to be a picayune infraction" [syn: fiddling, footling,
          little, Mickey Mouse, niggling, piddling, piffling,
          petty, picayune, trivial]
      n 1: a very small person (resembling a Lilliputian)
      2: a 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan