Definition of mujahideen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also mujahidin) noun
BrE BrE//ˌmuːdʒəhəˈdiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmuːdʒəhəˈdiːn//
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(in some Muslim countries) soldiers fighting in support of their strong Muslim beliefs Word Originfrom Persian and Arabic mujāhidīn, colloquial plural of mujāhid, denoting a person who fights a jihad.
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