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  • noun Alternative spelling of mujahideen.

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

  • noun a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad

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Examples

  • He also challenges president-elect Obama, saying the U.S. won't be able to sustain its fight against what he calls the mujahedeen much longer.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2009

  • "I know what the word mujahedeen means," Nahhas said.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • "I know what the word mujahedeen means," Nahhas said.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • "I know what the word mujahedeen means," Nahhas said.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • "I know what the word mujahedeen means," Nahhas said.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Veterans of that struggle, known as mujahedeen, occupy the top rungs of power in President Hamid Karzai's administration—and many of these once-respected fighters have come under withering criticism for enriching themselves while on government service.

    This 'Jihadi' Is Armed With a Subversive Sense of Humor

  • While focusing on Pakistan's nuclear program, the Reagan administration's turning a blind eye to it, and General Zia's blood-thirsty military rule while recruiting and funding the Afghani Freedom Fighters (better known as the mujahedeen, a.k.a. Al Qaeda), Deception references the unlawful proliferation of nuclear technology by the United States to Iran under the Shah.

    Kissinger, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Iran's Nuclear Program

  • From those same camps, the Afghan rebels, known as mujahedeen, or holy warriors, kept up a decade long siege on the Soviet-supported garrison town of Khost.

    ANC Today

  • The so-called mujahedeen, led by Osama Bin Laden, now accused of being the chief suspect responsible for the destruction of the World Trade Centre (WTC) and the attack on the Pentagon, it transpires, has been an ally of the United States Intelligence community for well nigh two decades.

    ANC Today

  • The so-called mujahedeen, led by Osama Bin Laden, now accused of being the chief suspect responsible for the destruction of the World Trade Centre (WTC) and the attack on the Pentagon, it transpires, has been an ally of the United States Intelligence community for well nigh two decades.

    ANC Today

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