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

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