Example sentences for: palestine

How can you use “palestine” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to this plan, areas that were predominantly Arab — the Gaza Strip, the central part of the country, the northwest corner, and the West Bank — were to remain under Arab control as Palestine, while the southern Negev Des­ert and the northern coastal strip would form the new State of Israel.

  • But Arab opposition to new Jewish immigration and construction in Palestine led to increasing strife; by 1946, Jerusalem was an armed camp.

  • Palestinians say evictions destroyed their way of life, forcing them to move from rural Palestine to crowded cities in search of work.

  • The Mame­lukes ruled Palestine for two hundred years, leaving behind some very fine architecture.

  • By the mid-17th century the Ottoman Empire had reached its greatest extent, stretching from Batumi at the eastern end of the Black Sea to Algeria, taking in Mesopotamia, Palestine, the shores of the Red Sea (including Mecca and Medina), Egypt, Anatolia, Greece, the Balkans, Hungary, Moldavia, the North African coast, the Crimea, and southern Ukraine.

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