eta eta

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees
  2. (n) the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet

Usage(s):

  1. Police again blamed the Basque terrorist group eta.
  2. An ETA car bomb exploded in central Madrid, then a second detonated 20 minutes later, apparently the abandoned getaway car.
  3. Talking to the Basque terrorist group eta has long been anathema to Spanish governments.

News

  1. Tia Mowry Wears Nothing But Vegetables in New PETA Vegan Ad

    *Tia Mowry recently flaunted her goodies during a photo shoot for PETA‘s new ad campaign that reads, “Let Veganism Grow on You.” Wearing only an apron made of fresh lettuce leaves, the “Tia and Tamera” star is now part of a long list of celebrities who have posed practically nude for the racy organization. And [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EURweb

  2. Tupelo Elvis Festival names 2013 Elvis Tribute Artist winner

    The 15th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival names Louisiana native, Jay Dupuis, as their Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Winner.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

  3. Gamewatch: Fallout New Vegas, Kirby's Epic Yarn, DJ Hero 2

    Ready, set, Fallout New Vegas (PC, Xbox 360, PS3) lands tomorrow, a proper standalone sequel to Fallout 3 that skips cross-country from the urinal-colored husk of Washington D.C. to a urinal-colored preserve in the Mojave Desert. The lure here, aside from publisher Bethesda's quality stamp and seal, is lead designer Chris Avellone, the guy behind Planescape: Torment . ETA: 10/19 Clocking in with ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PC World

Quotes

  1. "The condition for dialogue was and is the unequivocal desire to abandon violence," said Zapatero. "The very grave attack today by the terrorist band ETA is radically contrary to that desire."
    on Dec 30, 2006 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Events like yesterday show yet again that all ETA wants to do is kill," Francisco Jose Alcaraz, president of an association of victims of ETA violence, told several thousand demonstrators in Puerta del Sol, a downtown Madrid plaza.
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Francisco Source: Forbes

  3. "ETA has once again displayed its vileness," said Jose Antonio Alonso, spokesman in Parliament for Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapaptero's Socialist party.
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: José Antonio Alonso Suárez Source: GMA news.tv

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