mujahideen

plural noun mu·ja·hid·een \ mü-ˌja-hi-ˈdēn , mu̇- , -ˌjä- \
variants: or mujahedin or less commonly mujahedeen

Definition of mujahideen

:Islamic guerrilla fighters especially in the Middle East

Origin and Etymology of mujahideen

Arabic mujāhidīn, plural of mujāhid, literally, person who wages jihad



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