noun (plural Tupamaros)
A member of a Marxist urban guerrilla organization in Uruguay that was active mainly in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
More example sentences
- The remains of the Tupamaro guerrilla movement in Uruguay have joined a bourgeois electoral front, the Frente Amplio.
- Economic and political unrest plagued the nation throughout the 1960s and saw the emergence of the terrorist group, the Tupamaros.
- One group of urban guerrillas known as the Tupamaros kidnapped and murdered many Uruguayan officials.
1960s: from Tupac Amarú, the name of an 18th-century Inca leader.
Definition of Tupamaro in:
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