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The measures target members of the former junta and its cronies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The military junta had no intention of bowing to this verdict. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The discredited military junta handed the country back to the civilian politicians. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Both were in exile from the military junta. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The one good result was that the military junta could not hope to stay in power much longer. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)But if she left Burma now the ruling junta might well impose a permanent exile on her. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A brutal junta invaded and annexed territory in defiance of international law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)More than a dozen people arrested during last year's protests against the ruling junta were handed harsh prison terms yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The military junta has killed 2,500 protesters and jailed 20,000. The Sun (2014)Holding her nerve to drive the Argentine junta out of a clutch of islands nearly 8,000 miles away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In March 1976 a military junta staged yet another coup and took over power for the next six years. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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British English: junta NOUN
A junta is a military government that has taken power by force, and not through elections.
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