Zionism

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Zi·on·ism

 (zī′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A political movement that supports the maintenance and preservation of the state of Israel as a Jewish homeland, originally arising in the late 1800s with the goal of reestablishing a Jewish homeland in the region of Palestine.

Zi′on·ist adj. & n.
Zi′on·is′tic adj.

Zionism

(ˈzaɪəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Judaism) a political movement for the establishment and support of a national homeland for Jews in Palestine, now concerned chiefly with the development of the modern state of Israel
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political movement for the establishment and support of a national homeland for Jews in Palestine, now concerned chiefly with the development of the modern state of Israel
3. (Judaism) a policy or movement for Jews to return to Palestine from the Diaspora
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a policy or movement for Jews to return to Palestine from the Diaspora
ˈZionist n, adj
ˌZionˈistic adj

Zi•on•ism

(ˈzaɪ əˌnɪz əm)

n.
a worldwide Jewish movement for the establishment and development of the state of Israel.
[1895–1900]
Zi′on•ist, n., adj.
Zi`on•is′tic, adj.

Zionism

a worldwide Jewish movement for the establishment in Palestine of a national homeland for Jews. — Zionist, Zionite, n. — Zionist, Zionistic, adj.
See also: Judaism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zionism - a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
policy - a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
2.Zionism - a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Translations
cionizam

Zionism

[ˈzaɪənɪzəm] Nsionismo m

Zionism

[ˈzaɪənɪzəm] nsionisme m

Zionism

nZionismus m

Zionism

[ˈzaɪəˌnɪzm] nsionismo
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