from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A commando or guerrilla, especially an Arab commando operating in the Middle East.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a member of an Arab paramilitary organization, predominantly Palestinian, which performs commando raids, especially against Israel or Israeli targets. Usually used in the plural.
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- noun An Arab
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Arabic fidā’ī, one who sacrifices himself, from fidā’, sacrifice, ransom, from fadā, to sacrifice, ransom; see pdy in Semitic roots.]
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