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Noun1.GRAPO - an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime; "GRAPO is vehemently opposed to the United States"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - 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
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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Spain has long been dedicated to fighting terrorist organizations, including ETA, GRAPO, and more recently, al-Qaida.
Summary: Las Palmas - The Polisario is a terrorist group, just like other groups operating in Spain, such as GRAPO and the Basque separatist group ETA, Chairwoman of the Canarian Association of Terrorism Victims (ACAVITE) Lucia Jimenez underlined on Sunday.
In a June 2000 communique following the explosions of two small devices in Barcelona, GRAPO claimed responsibility for several terrorist attacks throughout Spain the previous year.