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Pal·es·tine

 (păl′ĭ-stīn′)
Often called "the Holy Land." A historic region of southwest Asia at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, roughly coextensive with modern Israel and the West Bank. Inhabited since prehistoric times, it has been ruled by Hebrews, Egyptians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, and Turks. Britain administered the area under a League of Nations mandate after 1920. When Israel declared its independence in 1948, Jordan and Egypt occupied the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, areas the United Nations partition plan for the region had reserved for a Palestinian Arab state. In a 1967 war Israel captured the Palestinian territories from Jordan and Egypt and began establishing Jewish communities there. The Palestinians gained limited self-rule in the occupied territories with the signing of the Oslo accords (1993, 1995). Israel withdrew its settlers and ground troops from the Gaza Strip in 2005, retaining control over much of the West Bank despite continuing Palestinian resistance.

Pal′es·tin′i·an (-stĭn′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Palestinian

(ˌpælɪˈstɪnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Palestine
n
(Historical Terms) a native or inhabitant of the former British mandate, or their descendants, esp such Arabs now living in the Palestinian Administered Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, or Israel, or as refugees from Israeli-occupied territory

Pal•es•tin•i•an

(ˌpæl əˈstɪn i ən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of ancient or modern Palestine.
2. an Arab born in Palestine or descended from Arabs of Palestine.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Palestine or Palestinians.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Palestinian - a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited PalestinePalestinian - a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
Arab, Arabian - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Palestinian - of or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants; "Palestinian guerrillas"
Translations
Palestinecpalestinský
palæstinenserpalæstinensisk
palestiinalainen
Palestinacpalestinski
パレスチナのパレスチナ人
팔레스타인 사람팔레스타인의
palestinierpalestinsk
เกี่ยวกับปาเลสไตน์ชาวปาเลสไตน์
người Palestinethuộc Palestine

Palestinian

[ˌpæləsˈtɪnɪən]
A. ADJpalestino
B. Npalestino/a m/f

Palestinian

[ˌpæləˈstɪniən]
adjpalestinien(ne)
nPalestinien(ne) m/f

Palestinian

adjpalästinensisch; he is Palestinianer ist Palästinenser
nPalästinenser(in) m(f)

Palestinian

[ˌpæləsˈtɪnɪən] adj & npalestinese (m/f)

Palestinian

فِلِسْطِينِيّ Palestinec, palestinský palæstinenser, palæstinensisk Palästinenser, palästinensisch παλαιστινιακός, Παλαιστίνιος palestino palestiinalainen palestinien Palestinac, palestinski palestinese パレスチナの, パレスチナ人 팔레스타인 사람, 팔레스타인의 Palestijn, Palestijns palestiner, palestinsk Palestyńczyk, palestyński palestiniano, palestino палестинец, палестинский palestinier, palestinsk เกี่ยวกับปาเลสไตน์, ชาวปาเลสไตน์ Filistin, Filistinli người Palestine, thuộc Palestine 巴勒斯坦人, 巴勒斯坦的
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