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Stern Gang

Syllabification: Stern Gang
Pronunciation: /ˈstərn ˌɡaNG
 
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Definition of Stern Gang in English:

A militant Zionist group that campaigned in Palestine during the 1940s for the creation of a Jewish state. Founded by Avraham Stern (1907–42) as an offshoot of Irgun, the group assassinated the British Minister for the Middle East, Lord Moyne, and Count Folke Bernadotte (1895–1948), the UN mediator for Palestine.

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