Definition of Intifada

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: Intifadah
Generic synonyms: Insurrection, Rebellion, Revolt, Rising, Uprising



Definition of Intifada

1. Noun. An uprising, such as the 2011 revolt against Assad's rule in Syria or the Palestinian resistance to the 1987 Israeli occupation of the West Bank of the Jordan and the Gaza Strip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intifada

1. an uprising of Palestinians against Israelis [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intifada

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intifada (current term)
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Literary usage of Intifada

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1. Israel's Unilaterialism: Beyond Gaza by Robert Zelnick (2006)
"19 The al-Aqsa Brigades, like Tanzim, emerged during the Second intifada. In its September 2005 analysis of the Palestinian security sector, SAI described ..."

2. U.s. Policy Toward The Middle East And Persian Gulf by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"What is your sense of what's happening with the intifada and the Palestinians' ... The intifada continues. There has been an upsurge, as you have correctly ..."

3. Human Rights in the Middle East by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"months ending August 31, 888 since the beginning of the intifada. Slightly over 300 Palestinians were being held in administrative detention in June 1992, ..."

4. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume I of IIby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... but then intifada I put the schedule back on track. Incidentally, if there is no cease-fire, Muslims are supposed to go on Jihad annually according to ..."

5. Prison Conditions in Israel and the Occupied Territories by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Eric Goldstein (1991)
"Until the intifada broke out, the number of Palestinians from the occupied ... Within the first six months of the intifada, that number more than doubled. ..."

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