- an Islamic council or assembly
from Arabic jama'at group, congregation
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Examples from the Web for jamaat
Jamaat and its allies have attacked police and uprooted rail lines.
The Pakistanis were aided by local collaborators, many of whom belong to Jamaat.
Under pressure from the Shahbagh movement, Parliament passed a new law to allow the trial of Jamaat as a party for war crimes.
The incident began in Kunar province in operations against a Salafi militia known as Jamaat Ud-Dawa Wal Quran.More Attacks on U.S. Supply Lines Feared After NATO Strike in Pakistan
November 28, 2011