Jihad

Definition of Jihad

Ji`had´
n.1.(Moham.) A religious war against infidels or Mohammedan heretics; also, any bitter war or crusade for a principle or belief.
[Their] courage in war . . . had not, like that of the Mohammedan dervishes of the Sudan, or of Mohammedans anywhere engaged in a jehad, a religious motive and the promise of future bliss behind it.
- James Bryce.

Related Words

international jihad, jehad, war, warfare
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