Palestine

Definitions of Palestine
  1. noun
    an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
  2. noun
    a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
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    mandate, mandatory
    a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
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