Definition of Palestinian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpaləˈstinēən/


Relating to Palestine or its peoples.
Example sentences
  • 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.


A member of the native Arab population of the region of Palestine (including the modern state of Israel).
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Palestinian

Argentinian, Arminian, Augustinian, Carthaginian, Darwinian, dominion, Guinean, Justinian, Ninian, Sardinian, Virginian

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Syllabification: Pal·es·tin·i·an

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