Eelam

[ US /ˈiɫæm/ ]
NOUN
  1. the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
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  • Tamil Eelam, has used his popularity to change the constitution, eliminating the ban on more than two terms in office, and giving himself final authority over all appointments to the civil service, judiciary and police. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • The government in Colombo has sought to dismiss them, to claim that they are pawns of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or even to claim that some do not exist.
  • Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans outside the Rangareddy district collectorate during a protest against price hike of essential commodities in Hyderabad, India, January 25, 2010. Protests Against Price Rise
  • Motivated by his wish to support the Tamil militancy on the island, her father became a political activist, adopting the name Arular, and was a founding member of The Eelam Revolutionary Organisation of Students EROS, a political Tamil group that worked to establish an independent Tamil Eelam. HW Pick: Maya’s Harlem State «
  • The Tigers are fighting for a separate state called Eelam for their 2.5 million minority Tamil community, who live mostly in Sri Lanka's north and east. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • More Than 30,000 Tamil Civilians Feared Killed, People Bleed To Death on Streets in Tamil Eelam Add comments Kottu
  • While the International Community shall have the right to recognize Tamil Eelam which is going to be formed, only the people of Tamil Eelam shall have the right to decide under whose leadership it should be formed. TamilNet Newswire
  • You are able to obliterate vast numbers of your citizens in Tamil Eelam or the Swat Valley and all of the risk is removed. Soccer Blogs - latest posts
  • The Mullaitivu marathon® - LTTE tactically withdraws® from last major bastion, Eelam definitely on the way More Than 30,000 Tamil Civilians Feared Killed, People Bleed To Death on Streets in Tamil Eelam Kottu
  • Extracts of the message, received in a statement from the group's London office, said the arms supplied by the former Pretoria administration "were being used against the people of Tamil Eelam to crush their aspirations for peace and freedom". ANC Daily News Briefing
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