Definitions for taliban

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Taliban, Taleban(noun)

    a fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government

    "the Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. Taliban(Noun)

    A Taliban militia.

  2. Taliban(Noun)

    A member of the Taliban movement or its militia.

  3. Taliban(ProperNoun)

    A Sunni Islamic student movement in Afghanistan; organized in 1994 by the radical mullah "Mohammad Omar"

  4. Origin: From ("students" or "seekers"), a Pashto plural of Arabic ("seeker", "student").

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