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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian partigiano (partisan).

NounEdit

partigiano (plural partigianos or partigiani)

  1. (historical) A member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance movement in World War II.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From parte or from Latin root *partensianus, ultimately from pars.

NounEdit

partigiano m (plural partigiani, feminine partigiana)

  1. partisan
  2. by antonomasia, a member of the Italian resistance movement in World War II.

AdjectiveEdit

partigiano (feminine singular partigiana, masculine plural partigiani, feminine plural partigiane)

  1. partisan