military junta

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Noun1.military junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing powermilitary junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
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Most analysts and observers guess the presidency nearly certain to go to the current Prime Minister, Thein Sein, the military juntas fourth in command.
Myanmar, once known as Burma, has been ruled by military juntas since 1962.
That coup brought on a succession of military juntas that took tens of thousands of lives.

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