IRA

Primary Meanings of IRA

1.
n
a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
2.
n
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
Full Definitions of IRA
1

n a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred

2

n 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

Synonyms:
Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provos
Example of:
FTO, foreign terrorist organization, terrorist group, terrorist organization
a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

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