Aum Shinrikyo

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Aum Shinrikyo (ˈəʊm ˌʃɪnrɪˈkjəʊ)
 
n
Also called: Supreme Truth Cult a syncretistic Japanese cult combining elements of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity, founded by Shoko Asahara in 1986; responsible for a number of murders and in particular a nerve-gas attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995
 
[C20: from Sanskrit aumom + Japanese shinri kyo supreme truth]

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aum shinrikyo

noun
a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity; "in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train" 
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