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Hezbollah

(ˌhɛzbəˈlɑː) or

Hizbollah

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

or Hiz•bal•lah

(Arabic. ˌxɛs bɑˈlɑ)
n.
a radical Shi‘ite Muslim organization in Lebanon engaged in guerrilla warfare against Israel.
[< Arabic: literally, Party of God]
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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
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Translations

Hezbollah

[ˌhezbəˈlɑː] NHezbolá m, Hizbulá m
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Beyond its political support, Syria is also critical to Iran in that it provides it a geographic thoroughfare to Lebanese Shi`a militia Hizb Allah, which is one of the crown jewels of the Iranian revolution.
Beyond its political support, Syria is also critical to Iran in that it provides it a geographic thoroughfare to Lebanese Shi'a militia Hizb Allah, which is one of the crown jewels of the Iranian revolution.
He added that the proposal was to build a permanent military camp on the Syrian-Lebanese borders to counter Lebanese Hizb Allah and the Iranian revolutionary army.
The author concludes that Hizbollah's (Hizb Allah's) independence from the Lebanese system has put a "headlock" on the institutions of the state and that it is pursuing a separate course for a future Lebanon.
Speaking on the occasion, Turabi said that it was the armed struggle of Islamic groups in Palestine especially the Hizb Allah, Hammas and others that the issue of Palestine emerged as the international issue.
For the record, one must state that the successes of Hizb Allah have had a profound influence in shaping the current characteristics of the Islamic Resistance Movements of both Al-Jihad and Hamas.
if it is seen to tacitly back groups, including Lebanon's Hizb Allah, that Washington classifies as terrorist organizations,'' said the online edition of the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellite news channel.
(6) Both Fars News and Lebanese Hizb Allah's al-Ahed media agencies have consistently asserted that Dar'a is the prime location for what it views as a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-led proxy war aiming to occupy Dar'a city and to eventually impose a no-fly zone in southern Syria to topple the al-Assad government.