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National Liberation Front



  1. (sometimes not capitals) a revolutionary movement that seeks the national independence of a country, usually by guerrilla warfare
  2. Also called: National Liberation Front of South Vietnam. a political organization formed in South Vietnam in 1960 by the Vietcong

Example Sentences Including 'National Liberation Front'

His challenger, Schafik Handal of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front , or FMLN, had 33 per cent of the votes.
canada.com (2004)
Of particular concern to the Cabinet was the spread of a booklet called `The National Liberation Front of South-Vietnam".
Misc (1999)
One of the strong Muslim groups, the National Liberation Front (NLF), increased its rebel activities in the north and east.
King, Stuart Hope Has Wings
The uprising by the Moro National Liberation Front broke a five-year peace deal.
Sun, News of the World (2001)


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