Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel "the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war"
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Usage


In news:

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam were ostensibly established in 1976 to defend the rights of Sri Lanka's Hindu and Christian Tamils .
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters march through Kilinochchi, northern Sri Lanka in this Oct 10, 2002 file photo.
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