polisario front

Polisario

[poh-li-sahr-ee-oh]
noun
an independence movement opposing Moroccan control of the Western Sahara, a former Spanish territory that Morocco annexed in stages beginning in 1976.
Also called Polisario Front.


Origin:
< Spanish (Frente) Po(pular para la) Li(beración de) Sa(gnia el-Hamra y) (o de) O(ro) Popular Front for the Liberation of Sagnia El-Hamra and Río de Oro

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