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An independence movement in Western (formerly Spanish) Sahara, formed in 1973.
- ‘Perhaps the most interesting section analyses the Saharawi independence movement, Polisario.’
- ‘Polisario is the liberation movement fighting for their independence.’
- ‘They face about 15,000 lightly-armed guerrillas of the Polisario Front.’
- ‘Mauritania allied itself with Morocco against the Polisario.’
- ‘The barriers were highly effective, leaving the Polisario few avenues of escape.’
Spanish acronym, from Frente Popular para la Liberación de Sagnia el-Hamra y Río de Oro ‘Popular Front for the Liberation of Sagnia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro’.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.