Lilliput


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lilliput

(ˈlɪlɪˌpʊt)
adj
tiny
n
a tiny person or being, such as a child

Lil•li•put

(ˈlɪl ɪˌpʌt, -pət)

n.
an imaginary country inhabited by people about 6 in. (15 cm) tall, described in Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lilliput - a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny peopleLilliput - a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Translations

Lilliput

nLiliput nt
References in classic literature ?
The pigmy size of the Lilliputians symbolizes the littleness of mankind and their interests; the superior skill in rope-dancing which with them is the ground for political advancement, the political intrigues of real men; and the question whether eggs shall be broken on the big or the little end, which has embroiled Lilliput in a bloody war, both civil and foreign, the trivial causes of European conflicts.
Here is how Swift tells us of Gulliver's arrival in Lilliput, the country of the tiny folk.
Gets safe on shore in the country of Lilliput; is made a prisoner, and carried up the country.]
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Dodington parish council has secured section 106 funding to supply and install outdoor exercise equipment in lilliput park for community use.
Locations including the sunken garden, the duck pond and the amphitheatre are 'transformed into the magical land of Lilliput with festoon lighting, flags and sailboats adorning the park.'.
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The play was put on by the Improv Playhouse and featured actors and puppets as they wove the tale of a giant on the mythical island country of Lilliput.
CUTE Lilliput is one little dog who certainly has the bow-wow factor