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Irgun

[ir-goon] /ɪrˈgun/
noun
1.
a militant Zionist underground group, active chiefly during the period (1917–48) of British control by mandate of Palestine.
Related forms
Irgunist, noun
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Word Origin and History for Irgun

militant Zionist organization, 1946, from Modern Hebrew, literally "organization," in full Irgun Zvai Leumi "national military organization."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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