narco-terrorism

noun

nar·​co-ter·​ror·​ism ˈnär-(ˌ)kō-ˈter-ər-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce narco-terrorism (audio)
: terrorism financed by profits from illegal drug trafficking
Narco-terrorism should become a major issue in bilateral discussions in the international community … Rachel Ehrenfeld
narco-terrorist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of narco-terrorism was in 1982

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Cite this Entry

“Narco-terrorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narco-terrorism. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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