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TALIBAN

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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.


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TALIBAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Taleban; Taliban

Context example:

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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