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Hezbollah (ˌhɛzbəˈlɑː Pronunciation for Hezbollah or Hizbollah

Definitions

noun

  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)
Iran's Hezbollah guerrilla group gave the Government 30 days to shut down a satellite channel run by exiles in London.
Sun, News of the World (2005)
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?
Spiked
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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