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Noun: Isil
  1. An extremist jihadist militant group, led by and mainly composed of Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria, that has proclaimed itself to be an Islamic state and worldwide caliphate
    - ISIS, Daesh, Da'ish, Islamic State, IS, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Isil