Francoism

noun

Fran·​co·​ism
ˈfraŋkōˌizəm,
-räŋ-
plural -s
1
: the political or social policies advocated or put into effect by the dictator Franco
2
: the advocacy of or allegiance to Franco's policies

Word History

Etymology

Francisco Franco, born 1892 Spanish soldier and dictator of Spain + English -ism

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Francoism was in 1938

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“Francoism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Francoism. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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