HyperDic: basque_homeland_and_freedom

English > 1 sense of the expression Basque Homeland and Freedom:
NOUNgroupBasque Homeland and Freedom, Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Euskadi ta Askatasuna, ETAa terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party
English > Basque Homeland and Freedom: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees.
SynonymsBasque Fatherland and Liberty, Euskadi ta Askatasuna, ETA
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
RegionSpain, Kingdom of Spain, EspanaA parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
SpanishETA
CatalanETA

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