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Naxalite

noun
  1. a member of an extreme Maoist group in India that originated in 1967 in West Bengal and which employs tactics of agrarian terrorism and direct action
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Word Origin for Naxalite

C20: named after Naxalbari, a town in West Bengal where the movement started
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