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Holy war

Holy war. Categorization of warfare in several religions (e.g. jihād, crusades), the war envisaged in the book of Deuteronomy. It is distinct from the just war, though they may overlap.

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holy war

ho·ly war • n. a war declared or waged in support of a religious cause.

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