irredentism

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noun ir·re·den·tism \ˌir-i-ˈden-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of irredentism

  1. :  a political principle or policy directed toward the incorporation of irredentas within the boundaries of their historically or ethnically related political unit

irredentist

play \ˌir-i-ˈden-tist\ noun or adjective

1883

First Known Use of irredentism

1883

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