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Arafat

[ar-uh-fat, ahr-uh-faht]
noun
  1. Ya·sir [yah-ser, -sir, yas-er] /ˈyɑ sər, -sɪr, ˈyæs ər/, 1929–2004, Palestinian leader: head of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
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ʿArafat

[ahr-uh-fat, ar-uh-fat]
noun
  1. a hill 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia: site of Muslim pilgrimages.
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Arafat

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noun
  1. a hill in W Saudi Arabia, near Mecca: a sacred site of Islam, visited by pilgrims performing the hajjAlso called: Jabal ar Rahm
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Arafat

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noun
  1. Yasser (ˈjæsə). 1929–2004, Palestinian leader; cofounder of Al Fatah (1956), leader from 1968 of the Palestine Liberation Organization, president of the Palestinian National Authority from 1996: signed a peace agreement with Israel (1993); Nobel peace prize 1994 with Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin
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