Pronunciation: (gu-lī'uth), [key]
1. the giant warrior of the Philistines whom David killed with a stone from a sling. I Sam. 17:48–51.
2. (usually l.c.) a giant.
3. (usually l.c.) a very large, powerful, or influential person or thing: a neighborhood grocery competing against the supermarket goliaths.
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