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  1. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement(noun)

    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"


  1. Tamil Tigers(ProperNoun)

    A guerilla and a conventional organization seeking the establishment of an independent homeland (u0B88u0BB4u0BAEu0BCD, eelam) in the northeast of Sri Lanka for the Tamil community.


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