Definition of Hamas

1. Noun. A militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing.




Definition of Hamas

1. Proper noun. An Islamic militant organization that presses for an independent Palestinian state and abnegates the recognition of Israel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Hamas

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1. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"Hamas (harakat al-muqawama al-islamiyya, Islamic Resistance Movement) Since September 2000, Hamas has carried out more suicide bombing attacks on civilians ..."

2. Terrorist Threats to the United States: Congressional Hearing edited by Lamar Smith (2001)
"He [Salah] identified the Hamas leader in the United States as the head of the institute, Ahmad Yousef [sic], a writer whose code name he said was Abu Ahmed ..."

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