industrial workers of world

Industrial Workers of the World

noun
an international industrial labor union, considered radical by many, that was organized in Chicago in 1905 and that disintegrated after 1920. Abbreviation: I.W.W., IWW
Compare Wobbly.
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Industrial Workers of the World
 
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See also Wobbly IWW an international revolutionary federation of industrial unions founded in Chicago in 1905: banned in the US in 1949

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