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- n. An Islamic or Sikh martyr, one who has died fulfilling a religious commandment and is thus promised a place in Paradise.
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- n. Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers
From Arabic شهيد shaheed, literally "witness". (Wiktionary)