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addaword.gifdefinition of jihadist

noun
1
someone who is engaged in jihad (=a holy war or fight that Muslims take part in to defend Islam)
He described the Caliphate as “the dream in all the Muslims’ hearts” and “the hope of all jihadists”.
2
used as a modifier
Nearly 13 years on from the devastating 9/11 attacks by al-Qaeda, the group, its affiliates and other jihadist groups are still in business.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/06/2014 12:37:00
Definition of jihadist from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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