Sin·​ar·​quism | \ ˈsiˌnärˌkizəm, sə̇ˈn- \
variants: or Sinarquismo \ ˌsiˌnärˈkiz(ˌ)mō \ or less commonly Sinarchism or Synarchism \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ˌkizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Sinarquism

: a Mexican counterrevolutionary movement embracing chiefly peasants and workers under secret leaders that seeks restoration of an early Christian social order, favors hispanidad, and opposes communism, Pan-Americanism, labor unionism, and military conscription

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History and Etymology for Sinarquism

Mexican Spanish sinanarquismo, from Spanish sin without (from Latin sine) + anarquismo, from anarquía anarchy (from Greek anarchia) + -ismo -ism (from Latin -ismus)

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“Sinarquism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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