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Palestinian

[pal-uh-stin-ee-uhn]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Palestine.
2.
Also called Palestinian Arab. an Arab formerly living in Palestine who advocates the establishment of an Arab homeland there.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to Palestine or Palestinians.
4.
of or pertaining to Palestinian Arabs: Palestinian guerrillas.

Origin:
Palestin(e) + -ian

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Palestinian (ˌpælɪˈstɪnɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Palestine
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of the former British mandate, or their descendants, esp such Arabs now living in the Palestinian Administered Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, or Israel, or as refugees from Israeli-occupied territory

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