Palestinian

[ pal-uh-stin-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌpæl əˈstɪn i ən /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Palestine.
Also called Palestinian Arab. an Arab formerly living in Palestine who advocates the establishment of an Arab homeland there.

adjective

of or relating to Palestine or Palestinians.
of or relating to Palestinian Arabs: Palestinian guerrillas.

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Origin of Palestinian

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British Dictionary definitions for Palestinian

Palestinian
/ (ˌpælɪˈstɪnɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Palestine

noun

a native or inhabitant of the former British mandate, or their descendants, esp such Arabs now living in the Palestinian Administered Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, or Israel, or as refugees from Israeli-occupied territory
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