HyperDic: new_people[s_army

English > 1 sense of the expression New People's Army:
NOUNgroupNew People's Army, NPAa terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines
English > New People's Army: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines.
SynonymNPA
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
PartsSparrow UnitA hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines
RegionPhilippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
SpanishNew People's Army
CatalanNou Exèrcit del Poble, NPA

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