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Da·yan

 (dä-yän′), Moshe 1915-1981.
Israeli military leader and politician who directed the 1956 Sinai campaign and the 1967 Six-Day War.

dayan

(dɑˈjɑn; ˈdɑjən)
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(Judaism) Judaism a senior rabbi, esp one who sits in a religious court
[from Hebrew, literally: judge]

Dayan

(daɪˈjɑːn)
n
(Biography) Moshe (ˈmɒʃɛ). 1915–81, Israeli soldier and statesman; minister of defence (1967; 1969–74) and foreign minister (1977–79)
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Noun1.Dayan - Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
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21 (Petra)-- Brazilian President ,Dilma Rousseff, rejected new Israeli envoy Dani Dayan as ambassador to Brazil for being a settler leader.
The soldier, along with a retired colleague, said he had seen Palestinians treated roughly by some members of the armed forces - an accusation, hotly disputed by Dani Dayan, former chair of the settlers' Yesha Council, who demanded that he provide specific examples and branded him a liar.
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Moshe Dayan (20 May 1915-16 October 1981) was an Israeli military leader and politician.
Interior Ministry figures, showing that Judea-Samaria (the Jewish name for the West Bank) currently has nearly 400,000 Israelis," former Yesha Council head Dani Dayan said Friday.
Uzi Dayan, a former national security advisor during the Arafat era, is more forthright, calling the Palestinian icon a "terrorist" and a "crook".
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Blackstone Advisory Partners ( BAP ), the financial advisory arm of Blackstone, today announced that Keith Lord and Dayan Abeyaratne will join BAP s Energy, Power and Renewables Advisory Practice.
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