Taliban

plural noun
Tal·i·ban | \ ˈtä-li-bän , ˈta-li-ˌban \

Definition of Taliban 

: a fundamentalist Islamic militia in Afghanistan

First Known Use of Taliban

1992, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Taliban

Pashto & Persian ṭālibān, plural of ṭālib student, seeker, from Arabic

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