The remnants of the old party of action, who still carried the Italia irredenta banner, had an answer ready.
Take that question so dear to the country; the question of Italia irredenta.
Under the sting of this disappointment the cry of Italia irredenta became for a time loud and apparently popular.
Thus the liberation of "Italia irredenta" was practically completed.
But, cry of Italia irredenta, however far it may go, he must not go so far as this.
1882, member of Italian political party which (after 1878) demanded the annexation of neighboring Italian-speaking regions (Trieste, S. Tyrol, Nice, Corsica, etc.), from Italian Irredentista, from (Italia) irredenta "unredeemed (Italy)." Related: Irredentism.