hudna

/ (ˈhʊdnə) /

noun

Islam a truce or ceasefire for a fixed duration

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Word Origin for hudna

C21: Arabic
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Example sentences from the Web for hudna

  • And it is no secret that Hamas, if it is seeking peace at all, is seeking a hudna, a truce, not a full and final peace treaty.

    Palestine Good Enough|Kathleen Peratis|May 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST