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Meaning of Philippic

Phi•lip•pic

Pronunciation: (fi-lip'ik), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the orations delivered by Demosthenes, the Athenian orator, in the 4th centuryb.c.,against Philip, king of Macedon.
  2. (l.c.) any speech or discourse of bitter denunciation.
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