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World Tamil Movement   /wərld təmˈɪl mˈuvmənt/   Listen
World Tamil Movement

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.  Synonyms: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association.

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Words linked to "World Tamil Movement" :   terrorist group, Tamil Tigers, terrorist act, World Tamil Association, act of terrorism, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, foreign terrorist organization, terrorist organization, Ceylon, Tigers, FTO, LTTE, terrorism, Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

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