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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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In the same country, there is no issue germane to Fulani wellbeing that the concerned do not freely address knowing that they will suffer no political consequences for Fulani irridentism. Nasir El Rufai, Buhari, Atiku can openly artiulate Fulani issues - as they should be able to - with zilch political consequences.
(1970) 'Nigeria and Fernando Poo, 1958-1966: the politics of irridentism', African Affairs 69 (276): 236-49.
(118) Many US citizens of Hungarian extraction, inspired by irridentism from Hungary itself, did not share King's point of view.