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RHD

 Dictionary entry overview: What does RHD mean? 

RHD (noun)
  The noun RHD has 1 sense:

1. a paramilitary group of Protestants in Northern Ireland that tries to prevent any political settlement with the Irish Free State; attacks interests of Catholic civilians in Northern Ireland; responsible for arson and bombing and murder

  Familiarity information: RHD used as a noun is very rare.


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RHD (noun)


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Meaning:

A paramilitary group of Protestants in Northern Ireland that tries to prevent any political settlement with the Irish Free State; attacks interests of Catholic civilians in Northern Ireland; responsible for arson and bombing and murder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Red Hand Defenders; RHD

Instance hypernyms:

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)

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

Domain region:

Northern Ireland (a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland)


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