[fe-dah-yee] /fɛ dɑˈyi/
noun, plural fedayeen
[fe-dah-yeen] /fɛ dɑˈyin/ (Show IPA)
a member of an Arab commando group operating especially against Israel.
noun (pl) -yeen (-jiːn)
(sometimes capital) (in Arab states) a commando, esp one fighting against Israel
partisans or irregulars in the Middle East, from Arabic plural of fedai “devotee, zealot, one who risks life for a cause,” from Persian fidai.
[fuh-dahn, -dan] /fəˈdɑn, -ˈdæn/ noun, plural feddan, feddans. 1. an Egyptian unit of area equivalent to 1.038 acres (0.42 ha).
[fed-l-ee-nee] /ˌfɛd lˈi ni/ noun 1. an extremely fine, strand-like pasta, thinner than vermicelli.
[fed-er-uh-see] /ˈfɛd ər ə si/ noun, plural federacies. 1. a confederacy.
[fed-er-uh l] /ˈfɛd ər əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. 2. of, relating to, or noting such a central government: federal offices. 3. (initial capital letter) U.S. History. […]