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  • proper n. People's Liberation Army Ground Force, the army branch of the military arm of the People's Republic of China.
  • proper n. The military arm of the People's Republic of China

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  • n. a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland


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  • It's not likely the People's Liberation Army is the kind of patron that would push Huawei to think more like Apple.

    Generic Giants

  • And by all accounts, the relief effort has been enormous -- including the largest airlift, Xinhua said, in the history of the two-million-member People's Liberation Army, which is running the campaign.

    Rescue Effort Overwhelms China

  • But the soldiers of the People's Liberation Army, which is leading the nation's rescue efforts, are taking great risks, coming to remote areas by air, water, and over mountains to reach the people they have pledged to protect.

    CNN Transcript May 19, 2008

  • The People's Liberation Army has been the Chinese institution least receptive to wider contact with the West and with the United States in particular.

    The Seattle Times

  • In China, the People's Liberation Army is the second most powerful wing of the state (after the Communist Party).


  • There is ` concern 'over China's rapid modernization of its 2. 25-million People's Liberation Army, which is not restricted to just the Tibetan Autonomous Region but spreads all across.

    The Times of India

  • The Maoist army, called the People's Liberation Army or PLA, wants some sort of union that allows its top commanders to keep high ranks, and keep a discreet PLA unit.

    British Blogs

  • MACAO: President Hu Jintao on Sunday called the People's Liberation Army's Macao Garrison a "role model" during his inspection to the unit, which was established 10 years ago. - Business News

  • • The Red Chinese military (the so-called People's Liberation Army, or PLA) is now able to deploy much more accurate nuclear-armed missiles pointed at the United States, in large measure because of policy decisions by President Clinton

    Atlas Shrugs

  • The two references to China-Tibet are made from the viewpoint of someone who knows the absolute historical truth (that is, the People's Liberation Army invaded an independent Tibet in 1950) and therefore the failure to publish that particular line is either ‘twisting 'or ‘omitting.'

    Tibet Protests 2008 : A Timeline


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