Falange

[ fey-lanj; Spanish fah-lahn-he ]
/ ˈfeɪ lændʒ; Spanish fɑˈlɑn hɛ /

noun

the official state political party in Spain from 1936 until disbandment in 1977.

Origin of Falange

< Spanish, short for Falange Española Tradicionalista Traditionalist Spanish Phalanx
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Falange
/ (ˈfælændʒ, Spanish faˈlanxe) /

noun

the Fascist movement founded in Spain in 1933; the one legal party in Spain under the regime of Franco

Derived forms of Falange

Falangist, noun, adjective

Word Origin for Falange

Spanish: phalanx
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