Tamil Tigers

Definitions of Tamil Tigers
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n 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”
Synonyms:
LTTE, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement
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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