revanche


re·vanche

noun \rə-ˈväⁿsh\

Definition of REVANCHE

:  revenge; especially :  a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status
re·vanch·ism \-ˈväⁿ-ˌshi-zəm\ noun

Origin of REVANCHE

French, from Middle French, alteration of revenche — more at revenge
First Known Use: 1853

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