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Gaza Strip British & World English

A strip of territory in Palestine, on the SE Mediterranean coast, including the town of Gaza; population 1,551,900 (est. 2009). Administered by Egypt from 1949, and occupied by Israel from 1967, it became a self-governing enclave under the PLO-Israeli accord of 1994 and elected its own legislative council in 1996

Gaza Strip New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

strip of coastal territory in Palestine, a self-governing enclave