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PLO

abbr.
Palestine Liberation Organization

PLO

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Palestine Liberation Organization

PLO

Palestine Liberation Organization.

PLO


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Palestine Liberation Organization, founded 1964 in Jordan and dominated by Syria. Led by Yasser Arafat, it has mounted attacks on Israeli-occupied territory and has been involved in international terrorism.
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Noun1.PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
al-Asifa, al-Fatah, Fatah - a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups; "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
Palestine - a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
Translations

PLO

N ABBR =Palestine Liberation OrganizationOLP f

PLO

[ˌpiːɛlˈəʊ] n abbr (=Palestine Liberation Organization) → OLP f(= Organisation de libération de la Palestine)

PLO

[ˌpiːɛlˈəʊ] n abbr =Palestine Liberation OrganizationOLP f
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