Arafat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ar'u-fat", är'u-fät"), [key]
  1. born 1929, Palestinian leader: head of the Palestine Liberation Organization.


Pronunciation: (är"u-fat', ar'u-fat"), [key]
— n.
  1. a hill 15 mi. (24 km) southeast of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia: site of Muslim pilgrimages.
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