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Definition a geographic region on the Eastern Coast of the Mediterranean in the Middle East, at various times comprising parts of modern Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and Egypt
  • The boundaries of Palestine have changed through history.
Palestine = a geographic region on the Eastern Coast of the Mediterranean in the Middle East, at various times comprising parts of modern Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and Egypt
  • He said that in a year or two the crisis in Palestine would come to a head.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Palestine = a geographic region on the Eastern Coast of the Mediterranean in the Middle East, at various times comprising parts of modern Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and Egypt
  • Hannah and Lev were married and living in Palestine.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Nazi Invasion, 1944
  • Zainab met and married a gentle Palestinian doctoral student named Amjad.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Compare that with Margot, who wants to nurse newborns in Palestine.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • Then I shall go to Italy, Greece, Egypt, and Palestine, before the hot weather comes on.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • If you think long enough about it, you will be brought to consider republics, and bilingualism, and immigration, and Palestine, and God knows what.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Ferrell was fired by IBP in 1997, not long after a series of safety problems at a slaughterhouse in Palestine, Texas.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • But I did think, if everyone is such a person, how come Mom and Dad still hated all the politicians in Israel and Palestine?
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • But now he pours his heart out to Mary, talking about a proposed family trip to Palestine, for he is most curious about the Holy Land.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Haganah was the political authority of the Jewish National Movement in Palestine.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • The black stele or obelisk is the Code of Hammurabi, which dates from about 1750 B.C. The treelike structure is a Yahwistjc cult totem from Palestine.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Teagarten was forever sounding off about sending NATO forces into Lebanon and leveling every suspected Palestinian enclave.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • When Zeyde came to Palestine in 1938 he said he wasn't ever going to leave, and he never did.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • It was run by a Palestinian man in his sixties, who often told stories and who had an emphasis, when he said "Good day," that told me he meant it.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • In 1848 he made a pilgrimage to Palestine.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • All your skill was used up ages ago in Palestine, and you must lie fallow for a thousand years to git strength for more deeds!'
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • We should all leave Nove Mesto, leave Czechoslovakia, for America, for Palestine, for Canada.
    Karen Levine  --  Hana's Suitcase
  • We're making Buffalo Bill's show look like magic-lantern views of Palestine in the town hall.
    O. Henry  --  The Ransom of Red Chief

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