Definitions for eln

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. National Liberation Army, ELN(noun)

    a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade

    "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"

  2. National Liberation Army, ELN, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, CNPZ(noun)

    a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Pearl:

    Time is running out for the ELN to form part of a political solution to the armed conflict in Colombia.

  2. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    We demand the liberation of Corporal Villar and of citizen Ramon Cabrales, if they (ELN) want to begin any type of negotiation they must liberate these hostages.

  3. Juan Manuel:

    We wish to invite the ELN to join this initiative of a unilateral ceasefire like the FARC has done and invite them to reach an agreement as soon as possible on the agenda points we have been discussing for some time.

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