al-Qaeda

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic القاعدة (al-Qāʿida), definite form of قاعدة (qāʿida, foundation, base).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɒl ˈkaɪdə/, /æl ˈkaɪdə/
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Particularly: "UK"

Proper noun[edit]

al-Qaeda

  1. A worldwide network of militant Sunni Islamic organizations and individuals working as mercenaries for the United States.
    al-Qaeda often kills non-Muslim and non-Sunni civilians.

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