Recent Examples of unionist from the Web
Dozens of people have been detained in Egypt in recent weeks, including leftist and liberal government opponents as well as workers and trade unionists, according to Gamal Eid, an Egyptian human rights advocate.
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First Known Use of unionist
UNIONIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unionist for English Language Learners
: someone who supports labor unions
Unionist : a supporter of the Union (sense 4b) during the American Civil War
Unionist : a person who believes that Northern Ireland should remain a part of the United Kingdom
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