Definition of Hezbollah in English:

Hezbollah

(also Hizbullah)

proper noun

  • An extremist Shiite Muslim group that 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:

Hezbollah

/ˌhezbəˈlä//ˈhezb(ə)lə/