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Falangist

[fuh-lan-jist] /fəˈlæn dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a member of the Falange.
Origin of Falangist
1935-1940
1935-40; < Spanish falangista; see Falange, -ist
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  • You might have been recognized in Havana or in Caracas by Falangist agents.

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  • That might explain what happened to you in that Falangist caf on the waterfront the other day.

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Word Origin and History for 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.

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