Fran·​co·​ist | \ ˈfraŋkōə̇st, -räŋ- \
plural -s

Definition of Francoist

1 : a member of General Franco's forces in the Spanish civil war
2 : an advocate of or adherent to Francoism

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First Known Use of Francoist

1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Francoist

Francisco Franco + English -ist

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“Francoist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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