- the Palestinian uprising against Israel in the West Bank and Gaza Strip that started at the end of 1987
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in•ti•fa•da (in′tə fä′də),USA pronunciation n.
(sometimes cap.) a revolt begun in December 1987 by Palestinian Arabs to protest Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- Arabic intif āḍa literally, a shaking off, der. of f āḍa to shake off
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intifada /ˌɪntɪˈfɑːdə/ n