geographical name Ga·za \ˈgä-zə, ˈga-\
variants: or Arabic


\ˈgä-zə, ˈga-\play

Definition of Gaza

  1. Palestinian-administered city near the Mediterranean Along with the Gaza Strip (the surrounding coastal district, which adjoins the Sinai Peninsula), the city of Gaza was administered by Egypt from 1949 to 1967 and then by Israel until 2005, when it came under the control of the Palestinian Authority. The population of the whole district is about 1,400,000.


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