Definition of Gaza Strip in US English:

Gaza Strip

proper noun

  • A strip of territory in Palestine, on the southeastern Mediterranean coast, including the town of Gaza; population 1,551,900 (est. 2009). Administered by Egypt from 1949, and occupied by Israel from 1967, it became a self-governing enclave under the PLO–Israeli accord of 1994 and elected its own legislative council in 1996.


Gaza Strip

/ˌɡɑzə ˈstrɪp//ˌɡäzə ˈstrip/