(ihn-tee-FAH-dah) [Arabic] A rebellion; a planned and coordinated uprising. The intifada began in Israel in December 1987, led by Palestinians angered by the Israeli military administration’s “iron fist” policy in the occupied West Bank and Gaza territories.
   They were a routine part of many days during the intifada. —The New York Times, June 4, 1999.

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  • Intifada — (انتفاضة intifāḍat ) is an Arabic word for shaking off , though it is generally translated into English as rebellion. According to a 2007 article in the Washington Post , the word intifada crystallized in its current Arabic meaning during the… …   Wikipedia

  • Intifada — (aussi écrit : Intifadah) est un terme arabe (de : انتفاضة ) signifiant soulèvement. Employé à plusieurs reprises au Liban mais également en Irak, en Algérie, en Tunisie (voir l intifada de Sidi Bouzid par exemple) ou au Maroc, pour… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Intifada — f. Levantamiento popular palestino contra la ocupación israelí de Gaza y Cisjordania. * * * Intifada (del árabe انتفاضة: agitación; levantamiento ) es el nombre popular de dos campañas recientes de los palestinos contra Israel. Es uno de los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • intifada — [ intifada ] n. f. • 1988; mot ar. « soulèvement » ♦ Polit. Lutte menée à jets de pierres par les jeunes Palestiniens contre les Israéliens, dans les territoires occupés par Israël (cf. Guerre des pierres). Intifada (en ar. soulèvement )… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intifada — INTIFÁDA s. f. insurecţie. (< it. Intifada) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • intifada — s. f. Revolta civil palestiniana contra a ocupação israelita.   ‣ Etimologia: árabe intifada, rebelião …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • intifada — [in΄tə fä′də] n. [Ar intifāḍa, lit., a shudder, shaking off < nafaḍa, to shake] an uprising; specif., the insurrection of Palestinian Arabs, begun in 1987, against Israeli military forces in the occupied territories of the Gaza Strip and the… …   English World dictionary

  • Intifada — Palestinian revolt, 1985, from Arabic, lit. a jumping up (in reaction to something), from the verb intafada to be shaken, shake oneself …   Etymology dictionary

  • intifada — intifáda ž DEFINICIJA publ. ustanak palestinskog stanovništva na teritoriju Zapadne Obale i Gaze protiv izraelske vlasti i za vlastitu državu, započeo 1987. ETIMOLOGIJA arap …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • INTIFADA — This entry deals with the origins and ramifications of the first Intifada, which commenced in late 1987. For its subsequent course and for the second, so called al Aqsa Intifada, see israel , State of: Historical Survey; israel , State of: Israel …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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