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irredentist

See also: Irredentist

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EtymologyEdit

From Irredentist.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪɹɪˈdɛntɪst/

NounEdit

irredentist (plural irredentists)

  1. Someone who calls for the seizure or recovery of territories or states currently subject to other countries; an adherent of irredentism.
    • 2007, Clive James, Cultural Amnesia, p. 630-1,
      As the assassination of Sadat proved, the Arab irredentists, like the Zionist ultras, have always been unerring in picking off any incipient mediators.

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AdjectiveEdit

irredentist (comparative more irredentist, superlative most irredentist)

  1. Of or relating to irredentists or their policies.
    • 2012, Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers, Penguin 2013, p. 126:
      In 1885, a Bulgarian irredentist movement seized control of neighbouring Ottoman-ruled Eastern Roumelia and announced the creation of a Greater Bulgaria.

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