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Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam   /lˌɪbərˈeɪʃən tˈaɪgərz əv təmˈɪl ˈilæm/   Listen
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

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: LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement.

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

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