peshmerga

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From Central Kurdish پێشمەرگە / pêşmerge (literally those who face death), from pêş (front) + merg (death) + e (is).

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peshmerga (plural peshmergas)

  1. a term used by Kurds to refer to armed Kurdish fighters
  2. Official name of military forces of Iraqi Kurdistan.

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