Definition of Basque fatherland and liberty
1. Noun. A terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees. "In 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials"
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain
Lexicographical Neighbors of Basque Fatherland And Liberty
Literary usage of Basque fatherland and liberty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) Date Formed 1959. Estimated Membership Approximately 200 active members. Headquarters Basque provinces of Spain: Vizcaya ..."
2. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"ETA (Basque Fatherland and Liberty) received training from Libya and Nicaragua and developed ties with PIRA, ..."
3. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"Spain and France continued to cooperate in bringing to justice members of the Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) terrorist organization, while Spanish ..."