Gaza Strip

noun
a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt
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he is a Palestinian from Gaza

Syn: ↑Gaza
Part Holonyms: ↑Israel, ↑State of Israel, ↑Yisrael, ↑Zion, ↑Sion

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