HyperDic: 9-11

English > 1 sense of the word 9-11:
NOUNtime9-11, 9/11, September 11, Sept. 11, Sep 11the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs
English > 9-11: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs.
Synonyms9/11, September 11, Sept. 11, Sep 11
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist attackA surprise attack involving the deliberate use of violence against civilians in the hope of attaining political or religious aims
Part ofSeptember, Sep, SeptThe month following August and preceding October

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