HyperDic: pflp

English > 1 sense of the word PFLP:
NOUNgroupPFLP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestinea terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War
English > PFLP: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War; combined Marxist-Leninist ideology with Palestinian nationalism; used terrorism to gain attention for their cause; hoped to eliminate the state of Israel.
SynonymPopular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
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
RegionPalestineA former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean

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