Shahid or Shaheed (Arabic: شهيد,‎ šahīd, plural: شُهَدَاء šuhadāʾ ) originates from the Qur'anic Arabic word meaning "witness" and is also used to denote a "martyr." It is used as an honorific for Muslims who have laid down their life fulfilling a religious commandment, or have died fighting defending their faith, country or family.

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... Shahada, the Islamic creed Shahid (name) Istishhad, in Islam, the act of martyrdom or the seeking of martyrdom Jihad, an Islamic religious duty, meaning ...