Lilliput[lil′ə put′, -pət]
Lilliput definition by Webster's New World
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in Swift's Gulliver's Travels, a land inhabited by tiny people about six inches tall
Lilliput - Cultural Definition
The first land that Lemuel Gulliver visits in Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift. The inhabitants, though human in form, are only six inches tall.
- Something “lilliputian” (lil-i-pyooh-shuhn) is very small. The expression is especially appropriate for a miniature version of something.