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Noun: intifada  ,in-tu'faa-du
  1. 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";
    - intifadah

Derived forms: intifadas

Type of: insurrection, rebellion, revolt, rising, uprising

Encyclopedia: Intifada