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  • proper n. A guerilla and a conventional organization seeking the establishment of an independent homeland (ஈழம், eelam) in the northeast of Sri Lanka for the Tamil community.

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  • n. a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel

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