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Definition of Hamas

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Islamic Resistance Movement, militant Islamic group started in 1987 with the aim of creating an Islamic Palestinian state
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Noun
1. a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing
(synonym) Islamic Resistance Movement
(hypernym) terrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTO
(part-meronym) Qassam Brigades, Salah al-Din Battalions, Iz Al-Din Al-Qassam Battalions
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Hamas ( , "enthusiasm", an acronym of , "Islamic Resistance Movement") is the Palestinian Sunni Islamic or Islamist organization, with an associated military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, located in the Palestinian territories.

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