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Gaza Strip, 
  • Place Namesa coastal area on the E Mediterranean: formerly in the Palestine mandate, occupied by Israel 1967–94;
    since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule.

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Gaza Strip n
    1. a coastal region on the SE corner of the Mediterranean: administered by Egypt from 1949; occupied by Israel from 1967; granted autonomy in 1993 and administered by the Palestinian National Authority from 1994. Pop: 1 406 423 (2004 est). Area: 363 sq km (140 sq miles)
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