Definition of Popular front

1. Noun. A leftist coalition organized against a common opponent.

Generic synonyms: Alignment, Alinement, Alliance, Coalition

Lexicographical Neighbors of Popular Front

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Literary usage of Popular front

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs by Michael McFaul, Sergei Markov (1993)
"New activists emerged who were members of neither the popular front nor Memorial nor any ... They siphoned off so many people from the popular front that we ..."

2. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"popular front for the liberation of Palestine (PFLP) The popular front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), once a professedly Marxist alternative to ..."

3. Human Rights in Tajikistan: In the Wake of Civil War by Rachel Denber (1993)
"Until its dissolution in spring, the popular front was formally under the supervision of the MVD, carrying out orders of law enforcement bodies. ..."

4. Estonia and the Estonians by Toivo U. Raun (2001)
"ECP leader Valjas also greeted the congress but warned the popular front not to ... By the time of the congress the popular front claimed a membership of ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"This the Lumiere, faithful supporter of the popular front, ... The contractor, who claims to have voted for the popular front candidate in his district, ..."

6. Conflict in the Soviet Union: Black January in Azerbaidzhan by Robert Kushen (1991)
"The rhetoric of some popular front leaders, which included calls for the ... The Blockade of Baku On January 16, the popular front, fearing Soviet military ..."

7. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"They use it also with the popular front system and align themselves with all of ... That is what is called the popular front. We had here at one time the ..."

8. Human Rights in Moldova: The Turbulent Dniester by Erika Dailey, Lois Whitman (1993)
"The Moldovan popular front was formed on May 20, 1989, and registered five months later on October 26 as a political movement. On the basis of consensus ..."

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