Definitions

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 guerilla or commando.

Etymologies

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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Arabic فدائيون‎.

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