HyperDic: palestine

English > 2 senses of the word Palestine:
NOUNlocationPalestinea former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean
locationPalestine, Canaan, Holy Land, Promised Landan ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea
Palestine > pronunciation
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English > Palestine: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948.
Instance ofmandate, mandatoryA territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
Region ofAl NathirA Palestinian terrorist organization formed in 2002 and linked to Fatah movement of Yasser Arafat
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, DFLP, Popular Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, PDFLPA Marxist-Leninist group that believes Palestinian goals can only be achieved by revolutionary change
Fatah Revolutionary Council, Fatah-RC, Abu Nidal Organization, ANO, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, Revolutionary Organization of Socialist MuslimsA Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974
Forces of Umar Al-Mukhtar, Umar al-Mukhtar ForcesA little known Palestinian group responsible for bombings and for killing Israelis
Palestine Islamic Jihad, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, PIJ, Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-FilastiniA militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLOA political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine
Palestinian HizballahA little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, PFLPA terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War
al-Fatah, Fatah, al-AsifaA Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state
SpanishPalestina
CatalanPalestina
AdjectivesPalestinianof or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants
English > Palestine: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism.
SynonymsCanaan, Holy Land, Promised Land
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
PartsJordan, Jordan RiverA river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea
Judah, JudaAn ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
Judea, JudaeaThe southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah
PhilistiaAn ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt
SamariaAn ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel
Region ofchebabA Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis
SpanishCanaan, Canaán, Tierra Santa
CatalanCanaà, Canaan, Terra Santa
AdjectivesPalestinianof or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants

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