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Falangist (n.)

1937, member of the Falange, the fascist party in Spain (founded 1933), from Spanish Falange (Española) "(Spanish) Phalanx," from Latin phalanx (genitive phalangis); see phalanx.

updated on January 09, 2013

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Definitions of Falangist from WordNet

falangist (n.)
a Spanish member of General Franco's political party;
Synonyms: phalangist
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