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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Zi·on·ism /ˈzaɪəˌnɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Zi·on·ism n.   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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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