noun or adjective see irredentism

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  • irredentist — n. an advocate of irredentism, especially a person in one country who advocates the incorporation of a region in another country related historically to his country. Syn: irridentist. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irredentist — (n.) 1882, member of Italian political party which (after 1878) demanded the annexation of neighboring Italian speaking regions (Trieste, S. Tyrol, Nice, Corsica, etc.), from It. Irredentista, from (Italia) irredenta unredeemed (Italy). Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

  • irredentist — ► NOUN 1) a person advocating the restoration to their country of any territory formerly belonging to it. 2) historical (in 19th century Italian politics) an advocate of the return to Italy of all Italian speaking districts subject to other… …   English terms dictionary

  • irredentist — [ir΄i den′tist] n. [It irredentista < ( Italia) irredenta, unredeemed (Italy) < L in , not + redemptus: see REDEMPTION] 1. [usually I ] Historical any member of an Italian political party, organized in 1878, seeking to recover for Italy… …   English World dictionary

  • Irredentist — Irredentismus ist die Bezeichnung einer Ideologie, die auf die Zusammenführung möglichst aller Vertreter einer bestimmten Ethnie in einem einheitlichen Staat hinzielt, in der Regel durch Annexion von Gebieten anderer Staaten. Im Besonderen ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • irredentist — irredentism, n. /ir i den tist/, n. 1. (usually cap.) a member of an Italian association that became prominent in 1878, advocating the redemption, or the incorporation into Italy, of certain neighboring regions (Italia irredenta) having a… …   Universalium

  • irredentist — 1. noun /ɪɹɪˈdɛntɪst/ Someone who calls for the seizure or recovery of territories or states currently subject to other countries; an adherent of irredentism. As the assassination of Sadat proved, the Arab irredentists, like the Zionist ultras,… …   Wiktionary

  • Irredentist — noun /ɪɹɪˈdɛntɪst/ A member or supporter of the Italian party after 1878 which called for the recovery of all Italian speaking territories subject to other countries …   Wiktionary

  • Irredentist — Ir|re|den|tịst 〈m. 16〉 Anhänger des Irredentismus * * * Ir|re|den|tịst, der; en, en [ital. irredentista]: Angehöriger der Irredenta …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Irredentist — Ir|re|den|tịst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 Anhänger des Irredentismus …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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