Definition of Irredentism

1. Noun. The doctrine that irredenta should be controlled by the country to which they are ethnically or historically related.

Exact synonyms: Irridentism
Generic synonyms: Doctrine, Ism, Philosophical System, Philosophy, School Of Thought
Derivative terms: Irredentist, Irridentist



Definition of Irredentism

1. Noun. A doctrine advocating annexation of foreign lands by a country with historic or ethnic links. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irredentism

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Literary usage of Irredentism

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... recognised state control over, and made application for, the payment of their temporalities.« irredentism, THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE AND ..."

2. Greater Italy by William Kay Wallace (1917)
"Nationalism, irredentism, futurism, were to be the leaven of modern Italy. They embody the doctrines of vigour, of aggressive strength, kindred to the ..."

3. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"II Second reason: irredentism. The facts, almost all proved by documentary evidence, presented in the second part of the present volume would alone be ..."

4. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"A irredentism, and after 1870 the term reservoir has been built large enough ... irredentism steadily de- Irrigation is also practised in the north- clined ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"irredentism, THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE AND " TRASFORMISMO" The partnership of Depretis and Crispi in the cabinet had a short life. ..."

6. An Introduction to World Politics by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1922)
"irredentism is a term originally used to denote the doctrine of the agitators for Italian unification, who taught that the people of the Italian peninsula ..."

7. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... recognised state control over, and made application for, the payment of their temporalities.« irredentism, THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE AND ..."

8. Greater Italy by William Kay Wallace (1917)
"Nationalism, irredentism, futurism, were to be the leaven of modern Italy. They embody the doctrines of vigour, of aggressive strength, kindred to the ..."

9. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"II Second reason: irredentism. The facts, almost all proved by documentary evidence, presented in the second part of the present volume would alone be ..."

10. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"A irredentism, and after 1870 the term reservoir has been built large enough ... irredentism steadily de- Irrigation is also practised in the north- clined ..."

11. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"irredentism, THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE AND " TRASFORMISMO" The partnership of Depretis and Crispi in the cabinet had a short life. ..."

12. An Introduction to World Politics by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1922)
"irredentism is a term originally used to denote the doctrine of the agitators for Italian unification, who taught that the people of the Italian peninsula ..."

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