A pause to regroup, rearm, and prepare for the next fight(noun)
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Use "hudna" in a sentence
"The term hudna is loaded with implicit religious inferences, and was used to present Hamas's political views as both pragmatic but also based on time-honoured Islamic political tradition."
"Hamas was now holding many local posts, and their incumbent officials had been free of any allegations of corruption and, for sixteen months, had meticulously observed a cease-fire commitment, which they called hudna."
"This open-hand policy translates into a long-term hudna (truce/ceasefire), acceptance of borders (1967), and a referendum on the Peace Process."