Industrial Workers of the World


noun

an international industrial labor union, considered radical by many, that was organized in Chicago in 1905 and that disintegrated after 1920. Abbreviation: I.W.W., IWW

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Industrial Workers of the World

noun

an international revolutionary federation of industrial unions founded in Chicago in 1905: banned in the US in 1949Abbreviation: IWW See also Wobbly
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