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Definition 1: a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for mek in the sense of this definition

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

(mek 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

(mek belongs to a domain located in ...) a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil

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