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Noun: jihad  ji'haad or ji'had
  1. A holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
    - jehad, international jihad
  2. A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
    - jehad

Derived forms: jihads

Type of: nisus, pains, strain, striving, war, warfare

Encyclopedia: Jihad, Abu