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 Palestine Soup.Palestri’na or Pelestrina. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pales’tra (3 syl.).
 
Either the act of wrestling, etc., or the place in which the Grecian youths practised athletic exercises. (Greek, pal, wrestling.)   1
 


 Palestine Soup.Palestri’na or Pelestrina. 

 
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