Definition of Mossad in English:


Pronunciation /môˈsäd/ /mɔˈsɑd/

proper noun

  • 1The Supreme Institution for Intelligence and Special Assignments, the principal secret intelligence service of the state of Israel, founded in 1951.

  • 2The Institution for the Second Immigration, an earlier organization formed in 1938 for the purpose of bringing Jewish people from Europe to Palestine.


From Hebrew mōsāḏ ‘institution’.