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ˌpæl əˈstɪn i ənPales·tini·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Palestinian, Palestinian Arabadjective

    a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine

  2. Palestinianadjective

    of or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants

    "Palestinian guerrillas"


  1. Palestiniannoun

    An inhabitant of Palestine or an Arab descending from that area.

  2. Palestiniannoun

    An inhabitant of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, legally governed by the Palestinian National Authority.

  3. Palestinianadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Palestine or the Palestinian people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palestinianadjective

    alt. of Palestinean

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Palestinian

    pal-es-tin′i-an, adj. pertaining to Palestine.—Palestine soup (see Artichoke).

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Palestinian' in Adjectives Frequency: #1014

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Palestinian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Palestinian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Palestinian in a Sentence

  1. Mahmoud Abbas:

    The current situation in the Palestinian territories cannot continue, there is no longer a partner for us in Israel and there is nothing for us but to internationalise the issue.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Palestinian murderers do not want to build a state. They want to destroy a state, and they say this openly. They want to murder Jews simply because they are Jews, and they say this openly. They do not murder for peace, and they do not murder for human rights.

  3. Mark Regev:

    Of course they want to see peace. But Israel wants to see peace too. We'd love to have peace with our Palestinian neighbors, people need to understand -- Hamas is not just Israel's enemy. Hamas is the enemy of everyone who wants to see peace and reconciliation in our part of the world. They are a brutal jihadist terrorist group. No one should make excuses for them.

  4. Yair Lapid:

    If you ask me 'What is the one great move you can make to improve the Israeli economy?' of course it will be signing an agreement with the Arab world about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This will change everything.

  5. Yuval Steinitz:

    If the Americans are finding it difficult to understand or accept our clarifications (on Palestinian statehood), this is certainly worrying and requires tending to, he (Netanyahu) didn't say this (statehood) is 'unacceptable'. He said reality has changed.

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