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jihad

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ji=had

CIDE DICTIONARY

jihadn. [Ar. jihād.].
     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."  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jihad, n. (also jehad) a holy war undertaken by Muslims against unbelievers.

Etymology
Arab. jihad

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