a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad

some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists

Hypernyms: ↑military unit, ↑military force, ↑military group, ↑force
Hyponyms: ↑Mujahedeen Khalq
Member Meronyms: ↑mujahid

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noun plural

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/mooh jah'he deen"/, (sometimes cap.)
Muslim guerrilla fighters, esp. in Afghanistan and Iran.
Also, mujaheddin, mujahideen.

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mujahedin UK [ˌmuːdʒəheˈdiːn] US [ˌmujɑhəˈdin] US [ˌmujəhəˈdin] noun [plural]
soldiers belonging to an Islamic armed group
Thesaurus: islamhyponym groups of soldiershyponym miscellaneous religions and their membershyponym

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