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Palestine

geographical name Pal·es·tine \ˈpa-lə-ˌstīn\

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
Pal·es·tin·ian \ˌpa-lə-ˈsti-nē-ən, -nyən\ adjective or noun

Variants of PALESTINE

Pal·es·tine or Latin Pal·aes·ti·na \ˌpa-lə-ˈstē-nə, -ˈstī-\
PALESTINE Defined for Kids

Palestine

geographical name Pal·es·tine \ˈpa-lə-ˌstīn, -ˌstēn\

Definition of PALESTINE for Kids

ancient region SW Asia bordering on E coast of the Mediterranean and extending E of Jordan River

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