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A military junta (/ˈhʊntə, ˈʌn-/) is a government led by a committee of military leaders. The term junta comes from Spanish and Portuguese and means committee, specifically a board of directors. Sometimes it becomes a military dictatorship, though the terms are not synonymous.

Well-known military juntasEdit

Failed military juntasEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fiji holds historic election after years of military rule - DW - 17.09.2014". DW.com. Deutsche Welle.