Gaza Strip

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Gaza Strip

n
(Placename) a coastal region on the SE corner of the Mediterranean: administered by Egypt from 1949; occupied by Israel from 1967; granted autonomy in 1993 and administered by the Palestinian National Authority from 1994. Pop: 1 763 387 (2013 est). Area: 363 sq km (140 sq miles)

Ga′za Strip′


n.
a coastal area on the E Mediterranean: formerly in the Palestine mandate, occupied by Israel 1967–94; since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gaza Strip - a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and EgyptGaza Strip - 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
Translations
Gasastrook
قطاع غزة
Ивица Газа
franja de Gaza
Pásmo Gazy
Gazastriben
Gaza Sektoro
franja de Gaza
Gaza tsoon
Gazan kaista
bande de Gaza
רצועת עזה
Pojas Gaze
Gázai övezet
Jalur Gaza
Gasaströndin
striscia di Gaza
ガザ地区
lacinia Gazetica
Gazos Ruožas
Gazas josla
Gazastrook
Gazastripen
strefa Gazy
faixa de Gaza
fâşia Gaza
Pásmo Gazy
појас Газе
Gazaremsan
Ukanda wa Gaza
Gazze Şeridi
сектор Газа
Dải Gaza

Gaza Strip

[ˈgɑːzəˈstrɪp] Nfranja f de Gaza

Gaza Strip

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References in periodicals archive ?
The siege also shakes the economy of the Gaza Strip and turns over half of its population into poor (53.0%).
They added: "The economy of the Gaza Strip is in a state of complete collapse, such as zero to minus, along with the state of civilian infrastructure." Furthermore, they cautioned that "the situation will deteriorate, and it may reach to thousands of attempts to cross the fence separating Israel, a scenario that cannot be overcome without reaching escalation." Similarly, the Los Angeles Times reported: "Hamas and Israel do not want another war in Gaza, but that is not enough to prevent it from erupting," warning of "possible protests involving thousands of unarmed civilians on the border".
"Israel is not only attacking civilians and their homes, but also systematically destroyed the economy of the Gaza Strip in order to make people dependent on emergency aid.