freedom fighter


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  • noun

Synonyms for freedom fighter

a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

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He was a freedom fighter and should be remembered as one of Scotland's greates t heroes.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's ally Shiv Sena has also pitched in by demanding that the Bharat Ratna be given to a fellow Maharashtrian freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer (brave) Savarkar.
Ching, who had been awarded the gallantry award of Bir Bikram of the Liberation War in 1971 as the only freedom fighter from the indigenous communities, is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters.
A speech was delivered by Salim al-Hadi on behalf of the descendants of the freedom fighters of the Greater Syrian Revolution, stressing the need to preserve the legacy of the heroes of independence who, through their faith and adherence to national unity, prevailed in the face of aggression and colonialism.
For while clearly illustrating the trajectory of the long and complex history of the conflict -- My Father was a Freedom Fighter tells a story of survival that is beyond this particular conflict.
These are: freedom fighter, analyst and adviser; architect of adaptive management, warrior against waste; master of measurement; regulator of risk and champion of change.
He was regarded in large sections of the Muslim world before 2001 as a freedom fighter for what he had done in Afghanistan".
The Agronomist is its homely inverse; the indefatigable souls of a freedom fighter and the peasant majority for whom he advocated infuse its low production values with a vitality not entirely its own.
An unusual sequence was extended in the closing hunter chase when farrier Andy Martin was legged up on 13-year-old Freedom Fighter - the horse has run 65 times in points and hunter chases, and Martin has been his rider on every occasion.
The statement had earlier condemned terrorism, but the distinction between terrorist and freedom fighter has often appeared tenuous.
Self-proclaimed Baptist freedom fighter Jeff Pool, in his critical examination of the document, claims that the RPTSC and its adoption by the SBC represents the most serious theological threat to the denomination in its entire history.
Other materials included in the exhibit are broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (in Hungarian with English transcripts) and flyers and leaflets that outline the Hungarian Freedom Fighter demands.
The creator of the legendary song Kadam Kadam Badhaaye Ja , too, was initially denied the status of a freedom fighter by the government.
Addressing on the occasion, he said that Maulana Hasrat Mohani was an eminent poet and freedom fighter and an incomparable person.
Exploiting the country's nebulous property laws, he rises from penniless poor boy to a millionaire freedom fighter.
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