Provisional Irish Republican Army

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Provisional Irish Republican Army a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
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Usage


In news:

If you're of a certain age you may remember Sands as the member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who starved himself to death in Long Kesh prison in 1981.
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