Eelam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Eelam the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
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Usage


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The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam were ostensibly established in 1976 to defend the rights of Sri Lanka's Hindu and Christian Tamils .
For nearly three decades, his group waged war with the Sri Lankan army to achieve a separate homeland for Tamils – or Tamil Eelam – in the north and east of the island.
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters march through Kilinochchi, northern Sri Lanka in this Oct 10, 2002 file photo.
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