Definitions for "Hezbollah"
lit. 'Party of God', Palestinian faction backed by Iran, operates in West Bank and Lebanon
Iranian-backed Islamic fundamentalist terrorist organization, based in predominantly Shi'ite areas of southern Lebanon, that has launched numerous attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians. Hezbollah has also attacked Western targets: among other terrorist acts, Hezbollah was responsible for the 1983 car bomb attack on the U.S. Marine Command in Beirut, which left 239 dead and 40 wounded.
a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon