North Atlantic Treaty Organization


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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the full name of NATO

NATO

(ˈneɪ toʊ)

n.
an organization formed in 1949 for the purpose of collective defense: originally comprising Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and later joined by Greece, Turkey, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland.
[N(orth)A(tlantic)T(reaty)O(rganization)]
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Noun1.North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective securityNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPE - the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
ACLANT, Allied Command Atlantic - a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council
Allied Command Europe, ACE - a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey
NAC, North Atlantic Council - a council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision
Bulgaria, Republic of Bulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
Iceland, Republic of Iceland - an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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ISLAMABAD -- Secretary General North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Jens Stoltenberg has said Pakistan's positive role is imperative for regional peace and stability.
ISLAMABAD -- Secretary General North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg has said that Pakistan's positive role is imperative for regional peace and stability.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Foreign Ministers at the State Department in Washington, U.S., April 4, 2019.
Previously, Klimow served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels, Belgium, and as a United States Army officer from 1974 to 2003, retiring with the rank of colonel.
DAVOS, Switzerland -- As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary, leaders from both sides of the Atlantic reaffirm importance of the alliance for mutual defense.
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The minister made the remarks while participating in the meeting of foreign ministers of the countries taking part in 'The Resolute Support Mission (RSM)' at the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels on Wednesday.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will open a military base in Iraq this fall, the commander of the US Central Command in the Middle East, General Joseph Votel, has announced.
[USA] July 11(ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday stated that the countries that have not fully contributed to fund North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should 'reimburse' Washington.
President, Donald Trump, attacked the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members for spending too little on defence just one day before he flies to Brussels to attend what some fear will be a contentious NATO summit.
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