par·​ti·​tion·​ist pär-ˈti-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce partitionist (audio)
: an advocate of political partition

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of partitionist was circa 1900

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“Partitionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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