Definition of Hezbollah in US English:

Hezbollah

(also Hizbullah)

proper noun

  • An extremist Shiite Muslim group which has close links with Iran, created after the Iranian revolution of 1979 and active especially in Lebanon.

Origin

From Arabic ḥizbullāh ‘Party of God’, from ḥezb ‘party’ + 'allāh (see Allah).

Pronunciation