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mujahideen

noun plural mu·ja·hid·een \mü-ˌja-hi-ˈdēn, m-, -ˌjä-\

Definition of MUJAHIDEEN

:  Islamic guerrilla fighters especially in the Middle East

Variants of MUJAHIDEEN

mu·ja·hid·een or mu·ja·hed·in also mu·ja·hed·een \mü-ˌja-hi-ˈdēn, m-, -ˌjä-\
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Origin of MUJAHIDEEN

Arabic mujāhidīn, plural of mujāhid, literally, person who wages jihad
First Known Use: 1887

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