Palestine

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Palestine

Map of the British mandate of Palestine in 1920
  1. The West Bank and Gaza Strip together; that is, the parts occupied by Israel and those under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority.
  2. (geography) The region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.
  3. (historical) The Roman province Palestina.
  4. (historical) A former British mandate in the Middle East. The capital city was Jerusalem.