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Definition of "fatah" [fatah]

  • A Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "fatah" in a sentence
  • "(downsizable to sandwiches), variations on chickpeas such as fatah and mossabaha, and an organ trio of liver, heart, and kidney sauteed with onions and lemon-and still arrive as nearly insurmountable heaps of food, accompanied by bright pink radishes and preceded by a teaser of superbriny olives."
  • "a short speech, finishing up with a "fatah" or Mussulman prayer, on which all the Mussulmans present made the usual responses and stroked their faces, from their foreheads downwards, in the orthodox manner."
  • "Like the equally fake “fatah al islam” in Lebanon, it was established by America to try to provoke a civil war that would further fragment the Arab world."