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 (gä′zə, găz′ə)
A city of southwest Asia in the Gaza Strip, a narrow coastal area along the Mediterranean Sea adjoining Israel and Egypt. The territory was part of the British mandate for Palestine (1920-1948), passed to Egypt in 1949, and was occupied by Israel in 1967. Palestinian autonomy was promised in the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, and limited autonomy was granted in a 1993 Israeli-Palestinian accord. The city of Gaza was one of the five major Philistine city-kingdoms.
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(Placename) a city in the Gaza Strip: a Philistine city in biblical times. It was under Egyptian administration from 1949 until occupied by Israel (1967). Pop: 787 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: Ghazzah
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(ˈgɑ zə, ˈgæz ə, ˈgeɪ zə)

a seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, in the Gaza Strip, adjacent to SW Israel. 118,300.
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Noun1.Gaza - a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and EgyptGaza - a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt; "he is a Palestinian from Gaza"
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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(5.) Acronyms ofYehuda, Shomron, and Azzah (Hebrew for Judea, Samaria, and Gaza), a semi-institutional representative forum, founded in the late 1970s, comprising heads of local and regional councils of West Bank and Gaza Strip settlements.
This is why we are always keen on having meaningful interaction with our future leaders, and we wish the best to all participating teams." Echoing the Dean's remarks, Amnah al Azzah, CCQ Debate Club Chair, said:"Our Club unites students from various backgrounds and academic disciplines, who bring a broad range of perspectives to the table.
The event brought together 70 government, academic, and industry experts from 12 countries, including Dr Hamda al-Sulaiti, secretary-general of the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science (QNCECS); Dr Muna Salim al-Jardinaniyah, undersecretary from Oman's Ministry of Manpower for Technological Education and Vocational Training; and Dr Azzah Ahmed al-Maskari, dean of Ibra College of Technology in Oman.
Entonces se presentaron tres de los angeles servidores, Uzzuah, Azzah y Azzael, y expusieron cargos contra mi en los altos cielos:
The disparity in the cultural footprint of the two nations has prompted Singapore-based Pakistani Azzah Waseem to establish 'Fun Aur Funkaar', a seven-day festival that showcases Pakistani food, art, music and fashion, reported The Straits Times.
Chief guests of the function were Shaikha Azzah bint Abdallah Alnuaimi, general manager of Al Hamid bin Rashed Organisation, and Hamad Tarim, director of Ajman Health City.
Azzah Ibrahim, one of the passengers injured in the accident, told the AP he remembers the bus overturning.
The source added that army units targeted militants' gatherings surrounding Aleppo Central Prison, the industrial city, al-Atareb, al-Mislmiyeh, Handarat, Hiritan, Khan al-Assal, Daret Azzah, Khan Touman, al-Braij and Bahret al-Shurfeh in Aleppo countryside, killing and injuring a number of militants.
The concept of quality or excellence in a particular term or service management is an important component (Nor 'Azzah, 2002), tried through time in a variety of venues and locations by Western and Eastern scholars, Islamic or non-Islamic.