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AL SUNNA WAL JAMMA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does al Sunna Wal Jamma mean? 

AL SUNNA WAL JAMMA (noun)
  The noun AL SUNNA WAL JAMMA has 1 sense:

1. a resurgent Islamic fundamentalist organization based in Nigeria that is thought to be planning terrorist attacks

  Familiarity information: AL SUNNA WAL JAMMA used as a noun is very rare.


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AL SUNNA WAL JAMMA (noun)


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Meaning:

A resurgent Islamic fundamentalist organization based in Nigeria that is thought to be planning terrorist attacks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

al Sunna Wal Jamma; Followers of the Phrophet

Instance hypernyms:

foreign terrorist organization; FTO; terrorist group; terrorist organization (a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals)

Domain category:

act of terrorism; terrorism; terrorist act (the calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear)

Domain region:

Federal Republic of Nigeria; Nigeria (a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country)


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