Definition of irredenta
: a territory historically or ethnically related to one political unit but under the political control of another
Variants of irredenta
Origin and Etymology of irredenta
Italian Italia irredenta, literally, unredeemed Italy, Italian-speaking territory not incorporated in Italy
First Known Use: 1914
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