Definition of Irredentist

1. Noun. An advocate of irredentism.

Exact synonyms: Irridentist
Generic synonyms: Advocate, Advocator, Exponent, Proponent
Derivative terms: Irredenta, Irredentism, Irredenta, Irridentism



Definition of Irredentist

1. Noun. A member or supporter of the Italian party after 1878 which called for the recovery of all Italian-speaking territories subject to other countries. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who calls for the seizure or recovery of territories or states currently subject to other countries; an adherent of irredentism. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to irredentists or their policies. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irredentist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irredentist

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irredentist (current term)
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irreflection
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Literary usage of Irredentist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"The eternal lamp placed by the irredentist Italians at the tomb of Dante in ... The Italian irredentist students of the University of Vienna assaulted by ..."

2. Military Italy by Charles à Court Repington, fl Charles Martel (1884)
"... Aspirations—False Estimates of Italian Military Strength—The Triple Alliance—Political Considerations—The irredentist Faction—Prevalence of ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"On the evening of the signature at Berlin of the clause sanctioning the Austrian occupation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an irredentist riot took place before ..."

4. An Introduction to World Politics by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1922)
"An irredentist movement is the aspiration to political union with a neighboring state of ... For the same reason irredentist propaganda did not move them, ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"In Rome all the Government candidates were elected except "tie. who was beaten by the irredentist Barzillai. Andrea Costa, who was a fugitive in France, ..."

6. Why Italy Entered Into the Great War, by Luigi Carnovale by Luigi Carnovale (1917)
"The eternal lamp placed by the irredentist Italians at the tomb of Dante in ... The Italian irredentist students of the University of Vienna assaulted by ..."

7. Military Italy by Charles à Court Repington, fl Charles Martel (1884)
"... Aspirations—False Estimates of Italian Military Strength—The Triple Alliance—Political Considerations—The irredentist Faction—Prevalence of ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"On the evening of the signature at Berlin of the clause sanctioning the Austrian occupation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an irredentist riot took place before ..."

9. An Introduction to World Politics by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1922)
"An irredentist movement is the aspiration to political union with a neighboring state of ... For the same reason irredentist propaganda did not move them, ..."

10. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"In Rome all the Government candidates were elected except "tie. who was beaten by the irredentist Barzillai. Andrea Costa, who was a fugitive in France, ..."

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