HyperDic: 3rd_october_organization

English > 1 sense of the expression 3rd October Organization:
NOUNgroup3rd October Organization, Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Groupa militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915
English > 3rd October Organization: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede / cede territory to Armenia.
SynonymsArmenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Group
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionArmenia, Republic of Armenia, HayastanA landlocked republic in southwestern Asia

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