Polisario

[ poh-li-sahr-ee-oh ]
/ poʊ lɪˈsɑr iˌoʊ /

noun

an independence movement opposing Moroccan control of the Western Sahara, a former Spanish territory that Morocco annexed in stages beginning in 1976.

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Also called Polisario Front .

Origin of Polisario

<Spanish (Frente) Po(pular para la) Li(beración de) Sa(gnia el-Hamra y) (o de) O(ro) Popular Front for the Liberation of Sagnia El-Hamra and Río de Oro
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