Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Muslim guerrilla warriors engaged in a jihad.

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  • n. Plural form of mujahid. Muslim holy warriors engaged in a jihad.

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  • n. a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Arabic or Persian mujāhidīn, pl. of Arabic mujāhid, one who fights in a jihad, active participle of jāhada, to fight; see ghd in Semitic roots.

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Arabic مجاهدين (mujahidín), "fighters", plural of مجاهد (mujáhid), "fighter, freedom fighter, warrior, struggler".

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