Palestine Liberation Organization: Meaning and Definition of

Pal'estine Libera'tion Organiza"tion

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  1. an umbrella organization for several Arab groups dedicated to the recovery of Palestine from the state of Israel and the return of refugees from the area to their homeland through diplomatic, military, and terrorist means. Abbr.: PLO
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