secessionist

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noun se·ces·sion·ist \-ˈse-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of secessionist

  1. :  one who joins in a secession or maintains that secession is a right

secessionism

play \-shə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

secessionist

adjective

Circa 1850

First Known Use of secessionist

circa 1850


SECESSIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

secessionist

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noun se·ces·sion·ist \-ˈse-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of secessionist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who thinks that a nation, state, etc., should separate from another and become independent


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