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Puigdemont -- the former mayor of Girona, one of Catalonia's largest cities -- is a staunch secessionist, and his ruling coalition in the regional government wants to leave Spain.
Sorens was at first a secessionist, an idea that has since been renounced by the Free State Project.
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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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