from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But by the summer of 1968 Al Fatah had established itself as a separate power in Jordan beyond King Hussein's control.