Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dayan, Moshe 1915-1981. Israeli military leader and politician who directed the 1956 Sinai campaign and the 1967 Six-Day War.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A judge. See beth-din.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)

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Examples

  • Gary Guanuna recalls Dayan pushing him to attend her after-school tutoring even though the daily sessions conflicted with his work schedule at a local pizza place.

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  • And no worse than your cherry-picking comments such as Dayan's without also offering the context which would put your argument in a different light. alanadale

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  • Chomsky is surely right to perceive and condemn the vulgar Jewish nationalism which became an element of Israeli foreign policy after the 1967 war — the swaggering Sabra mythology that was promoted by figures such as Dayan or the writer Moshe Shamir and that served to reinforce a callous disregard by many Israelis for the civil rights of Israeli Arabs or for Palestinian national aspirations.

    The Jewish State in Question

  • Still, recalling Dayan’s observations, I think there are three main reasons why the similarities are more important.

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  • David Dayan Fisher arrested for battery over pool-towel altercation

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  • NCIS' David Dayan Fisher has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge in his choking case, TMZ reports.

    NCIS' David Dayan Fisher Pleads Not Guilty in Choking Case

  • "The solution of destroying settlements isn't humanitarian and is disproportionate," said Danny Dayan, chairman of the umbrella settlers group, the Yesha Council.

    Israel Leader Signals Plan to Dismantle Outposts

  • Moshe Dayan had big doubts about what should be played out in 1973.

    How the End Begins

  • And I read somewhere that Dayan gave the order to be ready with them the nukes.

    How the End Begins

  • Her latest obsession is the Jewish military leader, Moshe Dayan.

    The Memory Palace

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