Synonyms and Antonyms for id-al-adha

1. Id al-Adha (n.)

the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity


2. al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades (n.)

a militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank; responsible for many deadly attacks in Israel in 2002


3. al-Haytham (n.)

an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)


4. al-Qa'ida (n.)

a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries


5. al-Jihad (n.)

an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells


6. ID (n.)

a card or badge used to identify the bearer


7. id (n.)

(psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity

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