Palestine: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pal'u-stīn" for 1, 2 pal'u-stēn" for 3), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- Also calledBiblical name,an ancient country in SW Asia, on the E coast of the Mediterranean.
- a former British mandate (1923–48) comprising part of this country, divided between Israel, Jordan, and Egypt in 1948: the Jordanian and Egyptian parts were occupied by Israel in 1967.
- a city in E Texas. 15,948.