HyperDic: eta

English > 2 senses of the word ETA / eta:
NOUNgroupETA, Basque Homeland and Freedom, Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Euskadi ta Askatasunaa terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party
communicationetathe 7th letter of the Greek alphabet
English > ETA: 2 senses > 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 Homeland and Freedom, Basque Fatherland and Liberty, Euskadi ta Askatasuna
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
English > eta: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Member ofGreek alphabetThe alphabet used by ancient Greeks
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Spanisheta
Catalaneta

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