eelam eelam  /ˈi læm/


  • (n) the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for


  1. Pathmananthan acknowledged for the first time on May 24 that Prabhakaran was dead, but insisted that the deceased leader's dream of eelam, a separate Tamil homeland, lives on.
  2. It could also continue in some form in the Tamil diaspora, though its reason for being the creation of a Tamil homeland, or eelam is essentially destroyed.


  • Tamils for Obama: We Like Jayalalithaa, and We Suggest That Our Cousins in Tamil Nadu Vote Her Way

    Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, is campaigning on behalf of her party AIADMK. Tamils for Obama has dealt with Jayalalithaa in the past and found her wise, courageous, and a friend of Eelam Tamils and for these reasons Tamils for Obama suggests that whatever Jayalalithaa supports is probably a good idea, and other Tamils should consider supporting it too. (PRWeb April 16, 2014 ...
    on April 17, 2014     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "We are for the fight against terrorists and all sorts of terrorism. Therefore we have no sympathy for any terrorist activity indulged by any organisation, and particularly the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) is a banned organisation in...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Sify

  2. "He was charged in connection with two earlier arrests in May this year to do with raising money for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the (LTTE) terrorist group," Mr Keelty told Southern Cross Radio. "The counter-terrorism team will be...
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Mick Keelty Source: The Australian

  3. "Canada calls for the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to declare and honour an immediate ceasefire to allow full, safe and unhindered access; the evacuation of the sick and wounded; and the delivery of...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Lawrence Cannon Source:

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