HyperDic: laskar_jihad

English > 1 sense of the expression Laskar Jihad:
NOUNgroupLaskar Jihad, Holy War Warriorsa paramilitary terrorist organization of militant Muslims in Indonesia
English > Laskar Jihad: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA paramilitary terrorist organization of militant Muslims in Indonesia; wages a jihad against Christians in Indonesia; subscribes to the Wahhabi creed of Islam.
SynonymHoly War Warriors
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 organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionIndonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East IndiesA republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands

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