Definition of Irgun in English:

Irgun

Syllabification: Ir·gun
Pronunciation: /irˈɡo͞on
 
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A right-wing Zionist organization founded in 1931. During the period when it was active (1937–48), it carried out violent attacks on Arabs and Britons in its campaign to establish a Jewish state; it was disbanded after the creation of Israel in 1948.

Origin

from modern Hebrew ῾irgūn (ṣĕḇā'ī lĕ'ummī) '(national military) organization'.

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