Fascista

noun
Fa·​sci·​sta | \fä-ˈshē-(ˌ)stä \
plural Fascisti\fä-​ˈshē-​(ˌ)stē \

Definition of Fascista 

: a member of an Italian political organization under Mussolini governing Italy 1922–1943 according to the principles of fascism

First Known Use of Fascista

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fascista

Italian, from fascio

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