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Palestine

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

Definition of Palestine

  1. 1 ancient region SW Asia bordering on E coast of the Mediterranean & extending E of Jordan River

  2. 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

Palestinian play \ˌpa-lə-ˈsti-nē-ən, -nyən\ adjective or noun


Variants of palestine

or Latin Palaestina play \ˌpa-lə-ˈstē-nə, -ˈstī-\

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