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


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


(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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The previously secret minutes of a meeting in 1970 between then-Defense Minister Moshe Dayan and leaders of the nascent settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria have been published for the first time -- and they include some very surprising statements on both sides, with the secular Dayan raising the idea of allowing Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, and his religious guests making clear that they do not espouse it.
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