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Definition 1: a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for eln in the sense of this definition

(eln is an instance of ...) a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

(eln belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

(eln belongs to a domain located in ...) a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain

Definition 2: a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade - [noun denoting group]

Samples where eln or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations

Synonyms for eln in the sense of this definition

(eln is an instance of ...) a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

(eln belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

(eln belongs to a domain located in ...) a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language

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