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shaheed

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shahid

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1. (Islam) (in Islam) a deceased person who has lived a life in accordance with the will of Allah
2. (Islam) (in Islam) a martyr to the Islamic faith
3. (Other Non-Christian Religions) (in Sikhism) a martyr to the Sikh faith
[Arabic šahīd witness]
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Noun1.shaheed - Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers
Arabic, Arabic language - the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
martyr, sufferer - one who suffers for the sake of principle
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