Wafd

[ wahft ]
/ wɑft /

noun

a nationalist party in Egypt.

Origin of Wafd

< Arabic: literally, deputation

Related forms

Wafd·ist, noun, adjective
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Wafd

/ (wɒft) /

noun

a nationalist Egyptian political party: founded in 1924 and dissolved in 1952

Derived Forms

Wafdist, noun, adjective

Word Origin for Wafd

Arabic: deputation
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