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Noun: Arab-Israeli War
  1. Tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
    - Six-Day War, Six Day War
  2. Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt
    - Yom Kippur War

Type of: war, warfare

Encyclopedia: Arab-Israeli War