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Noun: Palestine
  1. A former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
  2. An ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    - Canaan, Holy Land, Promised Land

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, mandate, mandatory

Part of: Asia

Encyclopedia: Palestine, Ontario