adj. & n.
—adj. of or relating to Palestine, a region (in ancient and modern times) and former mandated territory on the E. Mediterranean coast.
1 a native of Palestine in ancient or modern times.
2 an Arab, or a descendant of one, born or living in the area formerly called Palestine.

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