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Taliban, Taleban or Talibaan (ˈtælɪbæn)
(in Afghanistan) a fundamentalist Islamic army: in 1996 it defeated the ruling mujaheddin factions and seized control of the country; overthrown in 2001 by US-led forces, although reistance continues, esp in the south
[C20: from Arabic tāliban seekers]
Taleban, Taleban or Talibaan
[C20: from Arabic tāliban seekers]
Talibaan, Taleban or Talibaan
[C20: from Arabic tāliban seekers]

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