irridentism


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Related to irridentism: irredenta
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Noun1.irridentism - the doctrine that irredenta should be controlled by the country to which they are ethnically or historically related
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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118) Many US citizens of Hungarian extraction, inspired by irridentism from Hungary itself, did not share King's point of view.
In 1989, the present author personally witnessed the force of Hungarian irridentism, the desire for the recovery of lost territories.
The historical baggage that governments have over time continued to carry consists of suspicion of continued Thai irridentism that was expounded in the 1940s.