irridenta


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irridenta

(ˌɪrɪˈdɛntə)
n
a region that is ethnically or historically tied to one country, but which is ruled by another
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Noun1.irridenta - a region that is related ethnically or historically to one country but is controlled politically by another
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
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