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Hezbollah (ˌhɛzbəˈlɑː Pronunciation for Hezbollah or Hizbollah



  1. an organization of militant Shiite Muslims based in Lebanon

Word Origin

C20: Arabic, literally: party of God

Example Sentences Including 'Hezbollah'

Also Tuesday, Israeli planes attacked two Hezbollah guerrilla bases in south Lebanon, the Israeli military said.
canada.com (2004)
Specifically, he has charged Iran and Syria with supplying weapons to Hezbollah in south Lebanon.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The Canadian government had been considering banning Hezbollah based on the Nasrallah quotes.
Globe and Mail (2003)
What turned a member of the Western military alliance into the sponsor of Hezbollah hostage-takers in Lebanon?
Without Israeli support, their allies the South Lebanese Army (SLA) disintegrated and Hezbollah were left in command of the battlefield.
Sebastian Hope HOTEL TIBERIAS: A Tale of Two Grandfathers (2004)


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