of or relating to jihad or jihadists: jihadist terrorism.

Related formsji·had·ism, noun
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Examples from the Web for jihadism

Contemporary Examples of jihadism

  • Jihadism is not, and I imagine never will be, a generally held view among Muslims.

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    Islamophobia's Slow Boil

    Scott L. Malcomson

    September 10, 2010

British Dictionary definitions for jihadism




Islam an Islamic fundamentalist movement that favours the pursuit of jihads in defence of the Islamic faith
Derived Formsjihadist or jehadist, adjective, noun

Word Origin for jihadism

C21: Arabic
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