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Noun: Tamil Tigers
  1. A separatist militant organization that was based in northern Sri Lanka (from 1970s until 2009 when it defeated by the Sri Lankan army)
    "the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war";
    - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement

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

Encyclopedia: Tamil Tigers