Simple Definition of Palestine
: region of ancient Asia
Full Definition of Palestine
1 ancient region SW Asia bordering on E coast of the Mediterranean & extending E of Jordan River
2 region bordering on the Mediterranean on W & Dead Sea on E; a part of the Ottoman Empire 1516–1917, a British mandate 1923–48; now approx. coextensive with Israel and the West Bank
Palestinianplay \ˌpa-lə-ˈsti-nē-ən, -nyən\ adjective or noun
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