Sandinista

noun
San·​di·​nis·​ta | \ ˌsan-də-ˈnēs-tə How to pronounce Sandinista (audio) , ˌsän- \

Definition of Sandinista

: a member of a military and political coalition holding power in Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990

First Known Use of Sandinista

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sandinista

American Spanish, from Augusto César Sandino †1933 Nicaraguan rebel leader

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“Sandinista.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sandinista. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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