Definition of Jafar

1. Noun. Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends (1965-2000).

Exact synonyms: Jafar Umar Thalib, Jaffar, Jaffar Umar Thalib
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Terrorist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jafar

Jaculus jaculus
Jade Emperor
Jaeger's test types
Jafar (current term)
Jafar Umar Thalib
Jaffa cake
Jaffa cakes
Jaffa orange
Jaffa oranges
Jaffar Umar Thalib
Jaffe's test
Jaffe-Lichtenstein disease
Jaffe reaction

Literary usage of Jafar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"The other, which was ultimately signed by Mir Jafar, omitted this stipulation. ... The agreement with Mir Jafar ceded to the British all the privileges and ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... it was in the palace here that Colonel Clive placed Mir Jafar on the ... Mfr Jafar fixed his residence on the farther side of the river; ..."

3. The Caliphate: Its Rise, Decline and Fall, from Original Sources by William Muir (1892)
"ABU Jafar, MANSUR. 136-158 AH 754-75 AD AT the death of Abul Abbas, Abu Jafar. as we have seen, Abu Jafar was on pilgrimage at Mecca. ..."

4. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and India Foreign and Political Dept by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"... Aminpur pargana ceded in part by Nawab Jafar Ali Khan to the English Company ... .. ... ... ... Negrais Island ceded by the King of Hurma to the British ..."

5. A Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on Materials Collected by the by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1881)
"... 455 A. H , aged 70 lunar years, and as he had no issue, he was succeeded by his nephew Sultán Alp Arsalan the son of Abú Jafar ..."

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