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Noun: Aum Shinrikyo
  1. A terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity
    "in 1995 Aum Shinrikyo members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train";
    - Aum, Supreme Truth

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Aum Shinrikyo