Recent Examples of secessionist from the Web
But failure to allow a vote has only emboldened Catalan secessionists historically.
But Virginia, like at least a half-dozen other former members of the Confederacy, has a statute on its books that arguably blocks municipalities from taking down war memorials, including tributes to Lee and his fellow secessionists.
If a state that led the secessionist charge in 1860 and repressed African-Americans for a century thereafter can change, so can others.
Many Americans watched transfixed as members of those groups marched down the street, barked out anti-Semitic chants and openly displayed the symbols of Nazi Germany and the secessionist South.
This includes the UAE’s potential support for southern secessionists, which antagonizes the Hadi government and its Saudi patrons.
The heavily Muslim Chechen Republic, also known as Chechnya, is a federal subject of Russia in the North Caucasus region, has been a battleground between militants secessionists and Russian forces.
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.
The petition, known informally as Calexit, is the second formal bid that secessionists have made since President Trump’s election in November, though numerous organizations have attempted similar efforts over the years.
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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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