Definition of Taleban

1. Noun. A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government. "The Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior"

Exact synonyms: Taliban
Generic synonyms: Religious Movement



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taleban

Takahara's disease
Takahashi
Takakkaw
Takamagahara
Takamatsu
Takanawa
Takayama's stain
Takayasu's arteritis
Takayasu's disease
Takayasu's syndrome
Takelma
Takilman
Tal
Talbot
Talcott Parsons
Taleban (current term)
Taliacotian
Talib
Taliban
Talibanesque
Talibanisation
Talibanistan
Talibanization
Talibanize
Talibanized
Talibanizing
Talibaptist
Talibaptists
Talibs
Talinum

Literary usage of Taleban

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1. Afghanistan: Is There Hope for Peace? : Hearings Before the Subcommittee on by United States, Senate, Congress, Committee on Foreign Relations (1996)
"16—Al-Watan Al-Arabi quotes French sources that the Taleban movement has ... The source writes that the Taleban provided military training to some members ..."

2. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1997: Hearing Before the by DIANE Publishing Company (2000)
"In Afghanistan, the repressive Taleban controls the majority of the ... The Taleban continues its policy of blatant abuse and discrimination against women, ..."

3. Regional Peacekeepers: The Paradox of Russian Peacekeeping by John Mackinlay, Peter Cross (2003)
"However, renewed Taleban offensives in Afghanistan, which followed the capture of Kabul in September 1996, produced a slight reform and reinforcement of the ..."

4. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"The liberty with which they act indicates good relations with the Taleban, but this is necessary to operate in Afghanistan. ..."

5. Counter-Terrorism and the Use of Force in International Law by Michael N. Schmitt (2002)
"... atrocities because of their close alliance with the Taleban regime, which allowed them to operate with impunity in pursuing their terrorist activity. ..."

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