Palestine

Definitions of Palestine
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n an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism

Synonyms:
Canaan, Holy Land, Promised Land
Example of:
geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region
a demarcated area of the Earth

n a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948

Example of:
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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