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irredentist

a person who favours the acquisition of territory that once was part of his country or is considered to have been
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Throughout the book, the author indicates that there was massive support for the country's irredentist agenda by citing newspaper editorials, polls, and letters while warning the reader not to take these sources at face value.
Now, the official rationale of the new legislation was to limit foreign interference in state affairs, but behind the decrees stood a growing fear that the questionable allegiances of these Italian clerks fueled the Irredentist movement in the city.
One spoke of "Neocon vampires C* blood-thirsty Islamophobes C* think tank irredentists C* [Indian] revanchists C* planning another dismemberment, so that they [can] continue their blood-fest in C* Afghanistan." Strong words, particularly when compared to US Defense Secretary Robert M.
The Slavic Macedonian language is a close cousin of Bulgarian; irredentists in both countries consider Macedonia to be part of Greater Bulgaria.
Only Ulster Protestant irredentists will be cheered.
Attacks in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina by Boko Haram irredentists, armed bandits and kidnappers have become rife, while on the global scene, the Sri Lanka bombings, the New Zealand mosque attacks, and the repeated attacks on churches, mosques, synagogues and schools in the United States immediately come to mind,' Mumuni added.
Not only that; a partition of Kosovo would automatically ignite demands by Albanian irredentists for a division of Macedonia.
'We are calling on HRH the Lamido of Adamawa to strip Atiku Abubakar of his title as Wazirin of Adamawa for his open hatred for the Fulani Pastoralist and surrounding himself with ethnic irredentists and hate speech merchants that have been profiling the Fulani race and calling for their genocide.