Armed Islamic Group(redirected from Algerian Armed Islamic Group)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial.
Related to Algerian Armed Islamic Group: Groupe Islamique Arme
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Armed Islamic Group - a terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state; "the GIA has embarked on a terrorist campaign of civilian massacres"|
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.