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intifada

in·ti·fa·da

intifada

 
pronunciation:
ihn tih fa d
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: (Arabic) used most often to refer to the uprising begun by Palestinian Arabs in 1987 to protest Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Literally meaning "shaking off," the term can also be used in general to refer to an uprising or revolt.
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