Zionist


Zionist
Zionism i"on*ism, n. [Zion + -ism.] Among the Jews, a theory, plan, or movement for colonizing their own race in Palestine, the land of Zion, or, if that is impracticable, elsewhere, either for religious or nationalizing purposes; -- called also {Zion movement}. -- {Zi"on*ist}, n. -- {Zi`on*is"tic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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