Definition of National liberation army

1. 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"

Exact synonyms: Eln
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia

2. 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.

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Literary usage of National liberation army

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"... political orientation, first in 1969 with the formation of the Provisionals, and again in 1975 with the defection of the Irish national liberation army. ..."

2. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Irish national liberation army (INLA) Date Formed 1975. Estimated Membership Less than 20. Headquarters Dublin. Area of Operations No significant rural ..."

3. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"In the Tenasserim Division, the Karen national liberation army and the Myeik-Dawie United Front rebels use landmines bought from Thai smugglers. ..."

4. Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union by Richard Felix Staar (1991)
"... guerrilla group of Colombian Communist Party national liberation army (ELN) Simon Bolivar National Guerrilla Coordinating Board (CNG) Ecuador Alfaro ..."

5. Still Killing: Landmines in Southern Africa by Alex Vines, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1997)
"... and Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) in Mozambique and the Zimbabwe African national liberation army ..."

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