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Dictionary entry overview: What does Taliban mean?
• TALIBAN (noun)
The noun TALIBAN has 1 sense:
1. a fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government
Familiarity information: TALIBAN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government
Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
the Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior
Hypernyms ("Taliban" is a kind of...):
religious movement (a movement intended to bring about religious reforms)
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