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Irgun Line breaks: Irgun
Pronunciation: /ɪəˈɡʊn/

Definition of Irgun in English:

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.


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

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