Variant of irredentist
- Historical any member of an Italian political party, organized in 1878, seeking to recover for Italy adjacent regions inhabited largely by Italians but under foreign control
- any person who advocates a similar policy about territory formerly a part of that person's country
Origin: It irredentista < (Italia) irredenta, unredeemed (Italy) < L in-, not + redemptus: see redemption
- irredentism noun
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