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Alternative forms 
Arabic انتفاضة (intifāḍa, “shaking off, uprising, insurrection”)
intifada (plural intifadas)
- An uprising, such as the Palestinian resistance to the 1987 Israeli occupation of the West Bank of the Jordan and the Gaza Strip or the 2011 revolt against Assad's rule in Syria.
See also 
intifada f (plural intifade)