Definition of Hizbullah
1. Noun. 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.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Lebanese Republic, Lebanon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hizbullah
Literary usage of Hizbullah
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. European Union with Turkey: The Possible Impact of Turkey's Membership on by Sedat Laçiner, Mehmet Özcan, Ihsan Bal (2005)
"Following this second wave of terror, it can be said that with the hizbullah, Turkey entered the third phase of terror in the 1990s. ..."
2. Civilian Pawns: Laws of War Violations and the Use of Weapons on the Israel by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch/Middle East, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1996)
"Amiram Levine declared: "[T]he residents in south Lebanon who are under the responsibility of hizbullah will be hit harder, and the hizbullah will be hit ..."
3. Research for Development in the Dry Arab Region: The Cactus Flower by Shadi Hamadeh, Mona Haidar, Rami Zurayk (2006)
"It is also the City of the Tribes and the City of hizbullah. On that specific day, hizbullah and the Tribes had fiercely fought over domination, ..."