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Symbionese

[sim-bee-uh-neez, -nees]
adjective
  1. 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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Symbionese

adj.

as in Symbionese Liberation Army, name adopted by a socialist revolutionary group active in U.S. c.1972-76, coined from symbiosis + people-name ending -ese.

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