An arab settler-colony on Jewish land, which claimed themselves the legitimate people of said land after ethnically cleansing the Jews and then started calling them imperialists when they came back.
But if you insist, y'know that chunk of mandatory Palestine the British carved out, with, like, 90% of the territory? You Arabs can have that.
by birdboy2000 April 02, 2006
Palestine ( Arabic: فلسطين‎ ; English: Palestine ; Greek: Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Latin: Palaestina; Hebrew: ארץ־ישראל) is an ancient land that spanned the area between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, and various adjoining lands; predating Hebrew and Biblical times.

Unfortunately, in 1948 it was partitioned to unite the so-called “God’s Chosen People”. Even though the indigenous Semitic-Arab inhabitants can trace their history to Biblical/Hebrew times and prior.
Palestine will be reborn and free.
by LilacCowboy June 13, 2011
The real name of the country adjacent to Syria and Jordan.
It is not called Israel. (Israel is a made-up country name made up by a group of jewish people, these Jewish people wanted a land. They had many choices, such as Jordan, Syria, Sudan.. Even Egypt. It picked Palestine)

Many people now think it's Israel. WAKE UP! it's not. It's 100% Palestine.
Guy #1 : Dude, i went to Israel. It was AWESOME! All this falafel and shawarma.. and the amazing view. I could hardly accept the fact that i was leaving.

Guy #2 : Excuse me?

Guy #1: What?

Guy #2: This is ALL in Palestine, there is no country called Israel.

Guy #1: Really?

Guy #2: Yes. but people who don't open their eyes to the real world and don't realise the truth and what is really happening will think it's Israel. So sorry to burst your bubble, but it's Palestine.
by Palestinian&Proud June 17, 2011
That's it. You guys all need to here this for what it actually is because I am sick of people being biased on this. Whoever says Palestine doesn't exist, or Palestinians do not exist, they are the ones who need to go to school, or at least read a book...learn something.
The name itself 'Palestine' DID INDEED come from the Phillistines. How do I know this? It's A PROVEN FACT because PALESTINE in arabic is pronounced Fuh-liss-teen. There is no letter P in arabic. Next, in 1896 following the appearance of anti-Semitism in Europe, Theodore Herzl, the founder of Zionism tried to find a political solution for the problem in his book, 'The Jewish State'. He advocated the creation of a Jewish state in Argentina or Palestine.
In 1906 the Zionist congress decided the Jewish homeland should be Palestine. WITHOUT THE PALESTINIANS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT!
Palestine was not was technically owned by Britain, decided by the UN. They still had their freedom and their laws, but it was not an independent state.
AFTER WORLD WAR 2, the jews, as many of you know, were 'a nation without a land' as many say. No countries would bring the Jews in, but Britain decided that the Jews would go to Palestine and settle their, without the consent of approval of the Palestinians (ALL ARABS, muslim, some christian, few jews).
In 1948, MAY 15, BRITAIN PULLED OUT OF PALESTINE, and gave ALL THE POWER to the JEWS WHO HAD JUST SETTLED THERE! Of corse this sparked up a war, Palestinians were being chased out of their houses and their land! They were being slaughtered and families killed, bulldozered, etc etc. And now of course, we know this COUNTRY as ISRAEL.
This naturally started the first ARAB-ISRAELI war. There were protests and retaliation of Jewish settlement because the unarmed Arabs were being chased and massacred out of their towns and homes.
armies of Egypt, Transjordan (now Jordan), Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq joined Palestinian and other Arab guerrillas who had been fighting Jewish forces since November 1947
The war now became an international conflict, the first Arab-Israeli War. The Arabs failed to prevent establishment of a Jewish state, and the war ended with four UN-arranged armistice agreements between Israel and Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria.
Of the more than 800,000 Arabs who lived in Israeli held territory before 1948, only about 170,000 remained.
The rest became refugees in the surrounding Arab countries, ending the Arab majority in the Jewish state.

The Palestine Liberation Organization was established. On 1 January 1965 The Palestine 'Revolution' began.The formation of a united Arab military command that massed troops along the borders, together with Egypt's closing of the Straits of Tiran and Nasser's insistence in 1967 that the UNEF leave Egypt, led Israel to attack Egypt, Jordan, and Syria simultaneously on June 5 of that year.

The war ended six days later with an Israeli victory. Israel's French-equipped air force wiped out the air power of its antagonists and was the chief instrument in the destruction of the Arab armies.

I would have written this extensively with much detail and all that, but it would be one heck of a long story, not enough time to write it all. IT would make an excellent essay paper.

And another thing, to straighten this out, some people are making far too many typos...and I do not believe anyone's arguement if they cannot even get the names right:

Palestine...therefore you are Palestinian. Not palastini, palasteni, PALESTINIAN!

Secondly, if you are muslim, does not mean you are an arab. You may/probably speak arabic, because that is the lauguage of the kuran, but that does not make you an arab.

You are an arab if you are from the Middle-East, and speak arabic. The following countries are in the Middle-East...don't get it twisted:
Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lybia, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen.
by Kinda October 06, 2006
Check your maps, folks! Can you see a 'Palestine?' I sure as hell can't!
There doesn't appear to be an actual 'Palestine, does there Johnny? It's just a fanatical misconception by those who espouse radical Islamic terrorism and mysogony.
by Oxford Press September 07, 2005
(n.) a fake entity;
Son: "Hey dad, I just received a letter from an organization called 'ASDFD' asking for some donations. Have you heard of that organization before?"

Dad: "No son.."

Son: "oh well, it must be a palestine..."
by ZionistComedian June 25, 2010
It's a fake "nation" made up by the Arab nations in order to take Israel from them.
Religious fanatic terrorists, also controlled by Iran.
Israel tried many times to give them a country, but they never stopped the terror because they are Muslims.
Hey Palestine, want a state?
No, i wanna kill people.
by Lasorss February 04, 2009

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