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AcronymFull NameComments & Primary Location
A Applicants to NJM Party MembershipGrenada
AA [1]American Airlines 
AA [2]Anti-Aircraft 
AAJAmerican Association of Jurists 
AAMCAssociation of American Medical CollegesUSA
AAPRPAll-African People's Revolutionary Party 
AARIGAssociation of Americans Residing in GrenadaGrenada
AASSComision Angloamerica del Caribe (1942-1946)  
AAUPAmerican Association of University Professors  
ABAAmerican Bar AssociationUSA
ABBAfrican Blood BrotherhoodUSA
ABC [1]American Broadcasting CorporationUSA
ABC [2]Aruba, Bonaire, CuracaoThe Netherlands Antilles Leeward Islands
ACAdvisory Council  
ACDAArms Control & Disarmament AgencyUSA
ACFAmerican Council Foundation   
ACLAfrican Communities LeagueLinked with UNIA
ACLM (1)Antigua Caribbean Liberation MovementAntigua
ACLM (2)Afro-Caribbean Liberation MovementAntigua-predecessor to ACLM (1)
ACMAssistant Chief of Mission   
ACOAAmerican Committee on Africa   
ACP/EECAfrican Caribbean Pacific countriesLomé Convention
ACSAssociation of Caribbean States 
ADCAirport Development CommitteeGrenada
ADCCPAmerican Department of the Cuban Communist PartyCuba
ADM (1)Admiral  
ADM (2)Admnistrative Section  
AFArmed Forces  
AFB (1)Air Force BaseUSA Military
AFB (2)Armed Forces BandGrenada
AFIPArmed Forces Institute of PathologyUSA
AFLCIOAmerican Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial OrganizationsUSA
AFLDAmerican Free Labor DevelopmentUSA
AFPAgence France Presse 
AFSCAmerican Friends Service Committee 
AFSUArmed Forces of the Soviet Union 
AGMAnnual General Meeting  
AGWUAgricultural and General Workers' UnionGrenada
AHSAnglican High Schoolst. George's, Grenada
AIAmnesty InternationalInternational
AICAgricultural and Industrial Credit 
AIDAgency for International DevelopmentUSA
AIFLDAmerican Institute of Free Labour DevelopmentUSA
AISAfrican Information ServiceUSA
AIMAmerican Indian MovementUSA
AJILAmerican Journal of International LawUSA
AJSAlpha Junior SchoolGrenada
AK, AKM, ANAutomatic Kalashnikov Model rifleSoviet Union
ALCANAlumininum Company of Canada 
ALCOAAlumininum Company of America 
ALDAfrican Liberation Day 
ALDCCAfrican Liberation Day Coordinating Committee 
ALOAir Liaison OfficerUSA Military
ALSCAfrican Liberation Support Committee  
 Amber and the AmberinesUSA Military
ANAPAssociation of Small FarmersGrenada
ANCAfrican National CongressSouth Africa
ANGLICOAir-Naval Gunfire Liaison CompanyUSA Military
AOAntigua Outlet newspaperAntigua
AOB  Grenada
APAssociated PressInternational
APCArmored Personnel Carrier 
APIAgency for Public InformationJamaica
APRAAmerican Popular Revolutionary AlliancePeru
APSPAfrican People's Socialist PartyUSA
ARA/CARBureau of Inter-American AffairsUSA State Department
ARGAmphibious Ready GroupUSA Military
ARWEE St. Vincent
ASAssociated Statehood  
ASC and/or ASCUSAAmerican Security CouncilUSA
ASCFAmerican Security Council FoundationUSA
ASCRIAAfrican Society for Cultural Relations with Independent AfricaGuyana
ASNEAmerican Society of Newspaper EditorsUSA
ASPAssistant Superintendent of PoliceGrenada
ASWAntisubmarine Warfare 
ATFAlcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (Bureau of)USA
ATWUAllied and Technical Workers UnionGrenada
AUCCTUAll-Union Central Council of Trade UnionsSoviet Union
AUTODINAutomatic Digital Network 
AWACSAirborne Warning and Control SystemUSA Military
AWCAgricultural Workers CouncilGrenada
AWOLAbsent Without Leave 

Acronyms will become apparent when you read and study the history of the Grenada Revolution. An acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of the words of a compound term. Also included in these alphabetical lists are short-hand letters with varying meanings.

Not only did the People's Revolutionary Government (PRG) and their political party, The New Jewel Movement (NJM), have a proclivity for using acronyms or short-hand letters for what was meant, but they were in communication with Cuba and the Soviet Union. Cuba, the Soviet Union and the United States were no shirkers from using acronyms either.

Have fun with these. Use the Google on-site search engine to find their location(s), though many are not on this site, but in the literature. You can copy these singly as ownership is not involved. Copying the complete list and reproducing it in a publication is not allowed. Using the compilation on this page as a complete compilation or partial compilation for other than personal use is not acceptable.

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Acronyms B
Acronyms C
Acronyms D
Acronyms E
Acronyms F
Acronyms G
Acronyms H
Acronyms I
Acronyms J
Acronyms K
Acronyms L
Acronyms M
Acronyms N
Acronyms O
Acronyms P
Acronyms Q-R
Acronyms S
Acronyms T
Acronyms U
Acronyms V
Acronyms W
Acronyms Y
Acronyms Z

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