a member of a people inhabiting parts of southern India and Sri Lanka
a state in southeastern India, on the Coromandel Coast, with a largely Tamil-speaking Hindu population; capital, Chennai (Madras)
a Sri Lankan guerrilla organization founded in 1972 that seeks the establishment of an independent state (Eelam) in the northeast of the country for the Tamil community. They waged an armed campaign until defeated by the Sri Lankan army in 2009
another name for Tamil Tigers.