Definitions for al-jihad

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word al-jihad

Princeton's WordNet

  1. al-Jihad, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Islamic Jihad, Vanguards of Conquest(noun)

    an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells

    "the original Jihad was responsible for the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981"

Images & Illustrations of al-jihad


Find a translation for the al-jihad definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these al-jihad definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"al-jihad." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for al-jihad? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for al-jihad:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.