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Meaning of ZIONISM

Pronunciation:  'zIu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
  2. [n]  a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine
 

ZIONISM is a 7 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: Zionist movement
 
 See Also: front, movement, policy, social movement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zi"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.

 

 

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