HyperDic: sl

English > 1 sense of the word SL:
NOUNgroupSL, Shining Path, Sendero Luminosoa terrorist group formed in Peru in the late 1960s as a splinter group from the communist party of Peru
English > SL: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA terrorist group formed in Peru in the late 1960s as a splinter group from the communist party of Peru; is among the most ruthless guerilla organizations in the world; seeks to destroy Peruvian institutions and replace them with a Maoist peasant regime; is involved in the cocaine trade.
SynonymsShining Path, Sendero Luminoso
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
RegionPeru, Republic of PeruA republic in western South America
SpanishSendero Luminoso
CatalanSendero Luminoso

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