Definition of Turkish hizballah
1. Noun. An ethnic Kurdish group of Sunni extremists formed in the late 1980s in southeastern Turkey; seeks to replace Turkey's secular regime with an Islamic state and strict shariah law; responsible for bombings and the torture and murder of Turkish and Kurdish journalists and businessmen; receives support from Iran.
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Republic Of Turkey, Turkey
Lexicographical Neighbors of Turkish Hizballah
Literary usage of Turkish hizballah
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Patterns of Global Terrorism 1993 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Fundamentalists, including turkish hizballah groups, issued death threats to the journal's officials, distributors, and vendors and attacked printing ..."
2. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"The attack was the most egregious by Turkey's increasingly violent lslamic terrorist groups, which include turkish hizballah and the lslamic Great Eastern ..."