narco-terrorism

noun
nar·​co-ter·​ror·​ism | \ ˈnär-(ˌ)kō-ˈter-ər-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce narco-terrorism (audio) \

Definition of narco-terrorism

: terrorism financed by profits from illegal drug trafficking Narco-terrorism should become a major issue in bilateral discussions in the international community …— Rachel Ehrenfeld

Other Words from narco-terrorism

narco-terrorist \ ˈnär-​(ˌ)kō-​ˈter-​ər-​ist How to pronounce narco-terrorism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of narco-terrorism

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Narco-terrorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narco-terrorism. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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