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  • proper n. That part of Asia, consisting mostly of Israel and Palestine, in which most Biblical events are set.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Palestine, the birthplace of Christianity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism

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Examples

  • Once again, the place they call the Holy Land is Ground Zero.

    Night Light

  • "We long desperately for a situation in what many of us call the Holy Land where people can live in peace and in security," Tutu told journalists.

    News24

  • For his last book, Carter was denounced by some as an anti-Semite and the best friend of terrorists; nevertheless, he accomplished what he set out to do: namely, to provoke a lively debate on this central foreign policy question of how to foster peace in what he calls the Holy Land (i.e.,

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  • The Holy Land was a lot farther away from their day to day life than the religious war that is on the edge breaking out right here at home, in racially and religiously mixed America.

    Current Comedy, 6/2/09: Marseilles 1212

  • A Peace Plan for the Holy Land is now being distributed to Christian leaders, here and in the Holy Land, which is based on the Old Testament, New Testament and Qur'an.

    The planet needs peace NOW

  • Mari dominated the area now known as the Holy Land until it fell to the armies of Hammurabi in 1700 B.C.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I am flaming mad at my government and pathetic mainstream media who do not tell the truth about what is really going down in the Holy Land, which is all in pieces; Bantustans!

    Telling the Truth at Ben Gurion

  • KYRA PHILLIPS, CNN ANCHOR: We begin this morning in the Holy Land, which is seeing some of the worst violence in recent years.

    CNN Transcript - Sunday Morning News: Israelis and Palestinians Continue to Clash in West Bank and Gaza - October 1, 2000

  • A dozen little kingdoms were established in Syria and Palestine and Asia Minor, but they were re-conquered by the Turks and after the year 1244 (when Jerusalem became definitely Turkish) the status of the Holy Land was the same as it had been before 1095.

    The Story of Mankind

  • The province of the Holy Land was the starting point for the evangelization of Asia during the thirteenth century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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