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Definition 1: an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism - [noun denoting location]

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(palestine is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(palestine is a part of ...) an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center

(palestine is a part of ...) the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ

(palestine is a part of ...) an ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan

(palestine is a part of ...) an ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt; important in biblical times

(palestine is a part of ...) a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan

(... is part of palestine) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis

Definition 2: a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948 - [noun denoting location]

(palestine is an instance of ...) a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War; combined Marxist-Leninist ideology with Palestinian nationalism; used terrorism to gain attention for their cause; hoped to eliminate the state of Israel

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a little known Palestinian group comprised of members of Hamas and Tanzim with suspected ties to the Lebanese Hizballah; responsible for suicide bombings in Israel

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a militant Palestinian terrorist group created in 1979 and committed to the creation of an Islamic state in Palestine and to the destruction of Israel; smaller and more exclusively militant that Hamas

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a little known Palestinian group responsible for bombings and for killing Israelis; seeks to defeat Israel and liberate southern Lebanon, Palestine, and Golan Heights

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries

"in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a Marxist-Leninist group that believes Palestinian goals can only be achieved by revolutionary change

"in 1974 the DFLP took over a schoolhouse and massacred Israeli schoolchildren"

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian terrorist organization formed in 2002 and linked to Fatah movement of Yasser Arafat

(palestine is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups

"al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"

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