a militant fundamentalist-Islamic movement, chiefly in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Brit. sp. Tal′e·ban·
Origin of Talibanfrom Arabic or Pers, plural of Talib
nounused with a sing. or pl. verb
A fundamentalist Muslim group of Afghanistan and western Pakistan, known for its military and paramilitary activities.
Origin of TalibanPashto tālibān pl. of tālib student from Persian from Arabic seeker, student from &tlowdot;alaba to seek &tlowdot;lb