west bank

west bank
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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [west bangk]
    • /wɛst bæŋk/
    • /west bæŋk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [west bangk]
    • /wɛst bæŋk/

Definitions of west bank words

  • noun west bank an area in the Middle East, between the W bank of the Jordan River and the E frontier of Israel: occupied in 1967 and subsequently claimed by Israel; formerly held by Jordan. 1
  • noun west bank area on the W bank of the Jordan River: part of Jordan since 1949 & occupied by Israel since 1967: an agreement in 1994 provided for a transfer of authority of Palestinians in stages that would result in self-rule 0

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west bank popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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