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(ˌhɛzbəˈlɑː) or


(Islam) an organization of militant Shiite Muslims based in Lebanon
[C20: Arabic, literally: party of God]


or Hiz•bal•lah

(Arabic. ˌxɛs bɑˈlɑ)
a radical Shi‘ite Muslim organization in Lebanon engaged in guerrilla warfare against Israel.
[< Arabic: literally, Party of God]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hezbollah - a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean


[ˌhezbəˈlɑː] NHezbolá m, Hizbulá m
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