Definition of Ben Gurion

1. Noun. Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973).

Exact synonyms: David Ben Gurion, David Grun
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman

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Literary usage of Ben Gurion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The British mandate ended at midnight on May 14« 1948, when the Jewish National Council proclaimed л Jewish State of Israel, with David Ben Gurion as Prime ..."

2. For the Land and the Lord: Jewish Fundamentalism in Israel by Ian Lustick (1988)
"When Begin organized the Herat party and entered the parliamentary elections, Ben-Gurion, and other Labor leaders, denounced him as a fanatic, fascist, ..."

3. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"... Bank Joseph Alpher, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies Meier Ben-Meier, former Water Commissioner Pedro Berliner, Ben-Gurion University Menahem Cantor, ..."

4. Refugees Into Citizens: Palestinians and the End of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Donna E. Arzt (1997)
"Ben-Gurion had, in fact, in other contexts, recognized the right to ... Among the supporters were David Ben-Gurion and Golda Myerson (later Meir). ..."

5. Water Balances in the Eastern Mediterranean by David B. Brooks, Ozay Mehmet (2000)
"... Middle East Water Information Network; Uri Regev and Moshe Justman, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva; Uri Shamir, ..."

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