Definition of Daesh in English:

Daesh

(also Da'esh, Daish, Da'ish)

Pronunciation /ˈdäeSH/ /ˈdɑɛʃ/

proper noun

  • A militant Islamic fundamentalist group active particularly in Syria and Iraq.

Origin

Arabic, acronym for al-dawla al-ʼislāmiyya fī ʼl-ʻirāq wa ʼl-šām ‘the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’.

Pronunciation

Daesh

/ˈdäeSH/ /ˈdɑɛʃ/