Gaza definition

  • others:
    • A city of southwest Asia inside Gaza Strip, a narrow seaside location along the mediterranean and beyond adjoining Israel and Egypt. The territory had been the main Brit mandate for Palestine (1917-1948), passed away to Egypt in 1949, and ended up being occupied by Israel in 1967. Palestinian autonomy had been promised inside 1979 Israeli-Egyptian comfort pact, and minimal autonomy was granted in a 1993 Israeli-Palestinian agreement. The town of Gaza was among five significant Philistine city-kingdoms. Population: 479,000.
  • proper-noun:
    • A city regarding east coast of mediterranean and beyond, previously in Egypt.
    • Gaza Strip
  • noun:
    • a coastal area within southeastern part associated with the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt

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