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ETA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ETA mean? 

ETA (noun)
  The noun ETA has 2 senses:

1. a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create on independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees
2. the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet

  Familiarity information: ETA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ETA (noun)


Sense 1ETA [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create on independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Basque Fatherland and Liberty; Basque Homeland and Freedom; ETA; Euskadi ta Askatasuna

Context example:

in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials

Instance hypernyms:

foreign terrorist organization; FTO; terrorist group; terrorist organization (a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals)

Domain category:

act of terrorism; terrorism; terrorist act (the calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear)

Domain region:

Espana; Kingdom of Spain; Spain (a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power)


Sense 2eta [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("eta" is a kind of...):

alphabetic character; letter; letter of the alphabet (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech)

Holonyms ("eta" is a member of...):

Greek alphabet (the alphabet used by ancient Greeks)


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