separatism

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noun sep·a·rat·ism \ˈse-p(ə-)rə-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of separatism

  1. :  a belief in, movement for, or state of separation (such as schism, secession, or segregation)

1628

First Known Use of separatism

1628



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