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Irgun

[ir-goon]
noun
  1. a militant Zionist underground group, active chiefly during the period (1917–48) of British control by mandate of Palestine.
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Related formsIr·gun·ist, noun
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Irgun

militant Zionist organization, 1946, from Modern Hebrew, literally "organization," in full Irgun Zvai Leumi "national military organization."

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