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Huk

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noun, plural Huks.
a member of the Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan (People's Liberation Army ), a Communist agrarian revolutionary group in central Luzon in the Philippines.
a member of the Hukbalahap, an anti-Japanese resistance group in central Luzon during World War II.
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Origin of Huk

Shortening of Tagalog hukbo army
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