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Red Brigades

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  1. an extreme leftist terrorist organization in Italy.
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Origin of Red Brigades

translation of Italian Brigate rosse
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Red Brigades

pl n
  1. the Red Brigades a group of urban guerrillas, based in Italy, who kidnapped and murdered the former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro (1916–78) in 1978
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