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Baader-Meinhof Gang

noun
  1. a group of left-wing West German terrorists, active in the 1970s, who were dedicated to the violent overthrow of capitalist societyAlso known as: Red Army Faction

Word Origin

C20: named after its leading members, Andreas Baader (1943–77) and Ulrike Meinhof (1934-76)
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