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  1. (in Israel) a military youth organization
  2. (not capital) an agricultural settlement, esp in a border area, set up or manned by Nahal members
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Word Origin for Nahal

C20: from Hebrew acronym for No`ar Halutzi Lohem Pioneer and Military Youth
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Historical Examples of nahal

  • Bhooree Khan ravished the two girls, and then released them, with Nahal's wife and her little son.

    A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II

    William Sleeman