Definition of Hezbollah in English:


Line breaks: Hez|bol¦lah
Pronunciation: /ˌhɛzbəˈlɑː
, ˈhɛzbʊlə/
(also Hizbullah)
An extremist Shiite Muslim group which has close links with Iran, created after the Iranian revolution of 1979 and active especially in Lebanon.


from Arabic ḥizbullāh 'Party of God', from ḥezb 'party' + 'allāh (see Allah).

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