Meaning of NATO

NATO

Pronunciation: (nā'tō), [key]
— n.
  1. an organization formed in Washington, D.C. (1949), comprising the 12 nations of the Atlantic Pact together with Greece, Turkey, and the Federal Republic of Germany, for the purpose of collective defense against aggression.
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