Black September Movement


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Black September Movement - a former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes
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
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
References in periodicals archive ?
He bluntly refused the request for a minute of silence and prayer for the 11 Israelis killed in the Olympic Village terror attack by the Black September Movement during the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.
With substantial (though not universal) Muslim support, King Hussein expelled the well-armed PFLP refugees from the hilltop they had fortified since 1967, at the heart of Amman, and they moved on to form the Black September Movement.
Black September: In Munich, West Germany, during the second week of the Olympic Games, a group of armed Palestinian guerrillas from the Black September Movement kill two Israeli team members.