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  • proper n. A cultural and ideological movement of the early 20th century, claiming that much of the Middle East had been a Hebrew-speaking civilization in antiquity, and hoping to create a Hebrew nation embracing both Arabs and Jews.


Canaan +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)


  • Avnery in the end could not know which of his split personalities to adhere to, the Irgunist, the disciplined soldier or the pondering philosopher of Canaanism.

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