Definition of Gaza in English :

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Gaza meaning in English

Meaning of Gaza in English

Pronunciation of Gaza in English

Gaza pronunciation in English

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1. gaza, gaza strip

a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt

Example Sentences:
'he is a Palestinian from Gaza'

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a city in the Gaza Strip: a Philistine city in biblical times. It was under Egyptian administration from 1949 until occupied by Israel (1967). Pop: 787 000 (2005 est)
. Arabic name: Ghazzah

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city in SW Asia, at the SE end of the Mediterranean: in ancient times, one of the chief cities of the Philistines; Biblical site of Samson's death (Judg. 16:21-30): pop. 120,000: the city and a surrounding strip of land (Gaza Strip) were alternately occupied by Egypt & Israel (1949-67); under Israeli administration (1967-94); an agreement in 1994 provided for a transfer of authority in stages that would result in self-rule

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A city of southwest Asia in the Gaza Strip, a narrow coastal area along the Mediterranean Sea adjoining Israel and Egypt. The territory was part of the British mandate for Palestine (1920-1948), passed to Egypt in 1949, and was occupied by Israel in 1967. Palestinian autonomy was promised in the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, and limited autonomy was granted in a 1993 Israeli-Palestinian accord. The city of Gaza was one of the five major Philistine city-kingdoms.

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