Definition of Palestinian in English:


Syllabification: Pal·es·tin·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˌpaləˈstinēən


Of or relating to Palestine or its peoples.
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  • I cannot imagine why Palestinian refugees would have a problem with the land of the free?
  • Now in his 80s, Mr Edelman wrote a letter early this month to Palestinian leaders.
  • There could not be a more callous disregard of Palestinian sensitivities than that.


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A member of the native Arab population of the region of Palestine (including the modern state of Israel).
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  • He is quick to use language that is racist and demonising of Palestinians and Arabs.
  • There must be a just settlement, giving Israel security and the Palestinians a state of their own.
  • It should also tell Israel and the Palestinians that they must exercise maximum restraint.

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