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NOUN (2)

1. a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade;
- Example: "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"
[syn: National Liberation Army, ELN]

2. a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s;
[syn: National Liberation Army, ELN, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, CNPZ]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ELN n 1: a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade; "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations" [syn: National Liberation Army, ELN] 2: a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s [syn: National Liberation Army, ELN, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, CNPZ]