Symbionese

[ sim-bee-uh-neez, -nees ]
/ ˌsɪm bi əˈniz, -ˈnis /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the Symbionese Liberation Army or its adherents.

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Origin of Symbionese

1973; according to the group's manifesto, “taken from the word symbiosis … a body of dissimilar bodies and organisms living in deep and loving harmony …; -nese probably after Chinese, Japanese, etc.
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