Ghazwah

Posted on 04/01/2012 by marina

GHAZWAH غسزوة
A military force when it is lead by either an Apostle (Rasul) or an Imam. A small force commanded by one of the Imam’s lieutenants is a sariyah, or brigade. (See Ghiyasu ‘l-Lughah, in loco.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam