noun San·di·nis·ta \ˌsan-də-ˈnēs-tə, ˌsän-\

Definition of Sandinista

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

Origin and Etymology of sandinista

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

First Known Use: 1974

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