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Noun: Industrial Workers of the World
  1. A former international labour union and radical labour movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I
    - IWW, I.W.W.

Type of: brotherhood, labor [US], labor movement [US, Austral], labor union [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], labour movement [Brit, Cdn], labour union [Brit, Cdn], trade union, trade union movement, trades union, union

Encyclopedia: Industrial Workers of the World