Irish Republican Army

Definitions of Irish Republican Army
  1. noun
    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: IRA, Provisional IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provos
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    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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