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Polisario

Line breaks: Poli|sario
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈsɑːrɪəʊ
 
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(also Polisario Front)

Definition of Polisario in English:

An independence movement in Western (formerly Spanish) Sahara, formed in 1973.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps the most interesting section analyses the Saharawi independence movement, Polisario.
  • They face about 15,000 lightly-armed guerrillas of the Polisario Front.
  • The barriers were highly effective, leaving the Polisario few avenues of escape.

Origin

Spanish acronym, from Frente Popular para la Liberación de Sagnia el-Hamra y Río de Oro 'Popular Front for the Liberation of Sagnia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro'.

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