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Al Fatah

[ ahl fah-tah ]
/ ˌɑl fɑˈtɑ /
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noun

a guerrilla group within the Palestine Liberation Organization.

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Origin of Al Fatah

First recorded in 1965–70; from Arabic al “the” + acronym in reverse alphabetical order from the name of the organization Ḥ(arakat) T(aḥrīr) F(ilastīn) “Movement for the Liberation of Palestine,” with play on fataḥ “to conquer”
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British Dictionary definitions for Al Fatah

Al Fatah
/ (æl ˈfætə) /

noun

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