Definition of Jehad

1. Noun. A holy war waged by Muslims against infidels.

Exact synonyms: International Jihad, Jihad
Generic synonyms: War, Warfare
Derivative terms: Jihadist



2. Noun. A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal.
Exact synonyms: Jihad
Generic synonyms: Nisus, Pains, Strain, Striving
Derivative terms: Jihadist

Definition of Jehad

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of jihad) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jehad

1. jihad [n -S] - See also: jihad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jehad

jefes
jefes políticos
jeff
jeffed
jefferson fracture
jeffersonia
jeffersonian
jeffersonias
jeffersonite
jeffing
jeffreyite
jeffs
jeg
jegging
jeggings
jehad (current term)
jehadi
jehadis
jehadism
jehadist
jehadists
jehads
jehu
jehus
jejeunostomy
jejeunum
jejuna
jejunal
jejunal and ileal veins
jejunal arteries

Literary usage of Jehad

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1. Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War by James Brown Scott (1916)
"... including German officers, are on their way to preach a "jehad" in India, Afghanistan, and Baluchistan ; that arms and ammunition are being sent to ..."

2. The Weekly Reporter by David Sutherland, India High Court (Calcutta, India), Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1892)
"Ibe witness does not appear to be hostile to he prisoner; he says he never heard him preach jehad. Salim gives similar evidence. Both witnesses speak to the ..."

3. Forty Years in Constantinople: The Recollections of Sir Edwin Pears, 1873 by Edwin Pears (1916)
"... New Sultan Proclaimed—A Kindly Man— Defying Abdul Hamid—Turkish Misrule—Fostering Religious Hatred—The Caliphate—The jehad—Bribes for Reactionaries. ..."

4. Kurum, Kabul & Kandahar: Being a Brief Record of Impressions in Three by Charles Gray Robertson (1881)
"... CHAPTER X. THE END OF THE jehad. Some naked and savage, some like huge collections of insects. Some in tents—herdsmen, patriarchs, tribes, horsemen. ..."

5. Men Whom India Has Known: Biographies of Eminent Indian Characters by J. J. Higginbotham (1874)
"In one object alone he appeared to be consistent, having perpetually on his tongue the projects of jehad—holy war. ..."

6. Mahdiism and the Egyptian Sudan: Being an Account of the Rise and Progress by Francis Reginald Wingate (1891)
"... the correspondence and the formation of Arabic letters — A dissertation on virtue and the jehad (Holy War) — A dissertation on fate placed over the door ..."

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