1. [ noun ] (geography) a British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Related terms: territory mandate abu_nidal_organization forces_of_umar_al-mukhtar al_nathir harakat_al-jihad_al-islami_al-filastini pflp palestine_liberation_organization palestinian_hizballah democratic_front_for_the_liberation_of_palestine al-asifa
2. [ noun ] (Judaism,geography) an ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
Synonyms: Holy_Land promised_land Canaan
Related terms: geographical_area Asia juda judaea Jordan philistia chebab
Similar spelling:   Palestinian