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- proper n. Any of several Irish guerrilla or terrorist organisations fighting British rule in Ireland (later Northern Ireland) since the early 20th century.
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- n. a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
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At a news conference with Karzai, Cameron said Britain's experience of drawing Irish Republican Army terrorists into Northern Ireland's political process could guide Afghanistan's own efforts to reconcile Taliban insurgents.
After all, a terrorist organization like the Irish Republican Army would call in warnings before its attacks and its largest massacre only killed twenty-nine people.