[ dis-yoon-yuh-nist ]
/ dɪsˈyun yə nɪst /


a person who advocates or causes disunion.
U.S. History. a secessionist during the period of the Civil War.

Origin of disunionist

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35; disunion + -ist

Related forms

dis·un·ion·ism, noun
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