Huk

[hook]
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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.

Origin of Huk

shortening of Tagalog hukbo army

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