Definition of Intifadah

1. Noun. An uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000. "The first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"

Exact synonyms: Intifada
Generic synonyms: Insurrection, Rebellion, Revolt, Rising, Uprising



Definition of Intifadah

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of intifada) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intifadah

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Literary usage of Intifadah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Responding to Low-Intensity Conflict Challenges by Stephen Blank (1993)
"intifadah. Such a response would favor a coordinated Israeli politico-military policy that emphasizes control rather than repression of the insurgency. ..."

2. Challenge and Response: Anticipating U. S. Military Security Concern by Karl P. Magyar (1994)
"But Hamas made a temporary truce with the PLO to ensure the success of the intifadah. Now that the PLO has been recognized by Israel as the political ..."

3. Syria and the Middle East Peace Process by Alasdair Drysdale, Raymond A. Hinnebusch (1991)
"With the outbreak of the intifadah in December 1987, the renunciation of all Jordanian claims to the West Bank in July 1988, and the PLO's declaration of a ..."

4. Human Rights in the Middle East by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"... killed on suspicion of collaborating in the six months ending August 31; 632 since the beginning of the intifadah, according to the Associated Press. ..."

5. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"... "Israelis and Palestinians agree to cease-fire summit," Associated Press, October 14, 2000 " "Released Hamas leader says intifadah only way to unite ..."

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