lilliput lilliput

Definition(s):

  • (n) a land imagined by Jonathan Swift that was inhabited by tiny people

News

  • San Jose: Teen slain on streets named for kids' tales

    A whimsical developer decades ago happily tossed in street names borrowed from kiddie fiction: Bambi, Sleepy Hollow, Cinderella, Lilliput and Cotton Tail. It seemed humorous and fitting for what was a sparkling, new eastside subdivision built alongside -- Story Road. Cortez became the city's 44th homicide victim of the year, a pace to make it one of the bloodiest in history
    on November 25, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

Quotes

  1. "Look at the playoffs," Walsh said. "There's not any Lilliput teams out there."
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Donnie Walsh Source: USA Today

  2. "You feel a little like Gulliver in Lilliput," Gergen said of the presidency.
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: David Gergen Source: Knowledge@Wharton

  3. "Our solution would provide Lilliput, the technology edge in the highly competitive apparel and footwear market. PRIL has the early-mover advantage in the Retail market and is well positioned to cater to the 'organised retailing' boom in India,"...
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Mukesh Source: Indiatimes

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