Definitions for "Intifada"
term given to various uprisings of the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning in the 1980s
Palestinian uprising against Israel, launched in December 1987, after rumors spread that four Palestinians killed in a traffic accident had been killed by Israelis in a purposeful act of revenge for the fatal stabbing of an Israeli shopper in Gaza. The intifada is credited with bringing the Palestinian desire for self-determination to worldwide media attention.
Palestinian uprisings of 1987-1993 and 2000-present, against Israeli occupation
Keywords:  movement, national
a national movement