Fen·​no·​man | \ ¦fenō¦män \
plural -s

Definition of Fennoman

: a partisan of the nationalist movement in Finland that began in the middle of the 19th century by advocating the use and cultivation of the Finnish language — compare swekoman

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History and Etymology for Fennoman

Swedish, from fenno- + -man maniac, (from French -mane, back-formation from manie mania)

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“Fennoman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fennoman. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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