Associations to the word «Palestine»


PALESTINE, proper noun. (geography) The region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.
PALESTINE, proper noun. The West Bank and Gaza Strip, taken collectively, especially if considered to be (the site of) the State of Palestine.
PALESTINE, proper noun. (historical) Any of four Ancient Roman and Byzantine provinces in the eastern Mediterranean: Syria Palaestina, Palaestina Prima, Palaestina Secunda and Palaestina Salutaris.
PALESTINE, proper noun. (historical) (technical) A British colonial entity administering approximately the lands of modern State of Israel plus the West Bank and Gaza Strip; the lands administered by this entity.
PALESTINE, proper noun. (historical) (technical) (rare) The British League of Nations Mandate for Palestine, of which this region was a part (the remainder being Transjordan, which covered approximately the lands of the modern Kingdom (originally Emirate) of Jordan).
PALESTINE SUNBIRD, noun. A bird which is found the the Middle East and Africa, Cinnyris osea.
PALESTINE SUNBIRDS, noun. Plural of Palestine sunbird

Dictionary definition

PALESTINE, noun. A former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948.
PALESTINE, 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.

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