jehad

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jehad (dʒɪˈhæd)
 
n
a variant spelling of jihad

jihad or jehad (dʒɪˈhæd)
 
n
1.  Islam a holy war against infidels undertaken by Muslims in defence of the Islamic faith
2.  Islam the personal struggle of the individual believer against evil and persecution
3.  rare a crusade in support of a cause
 
[C19: from Arabic jihād a conflict]
 
jehad or jehad
 
n
 
[C19: from Arabic jihād a conflict]

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