noun, plural San·di·nis·tas [san-duh-nee-stuhz; Spanish sahn-dee-nees-tahs]. /ˌsæn dəˈni stəz; Spanish ˌsɑn diˈnis tɑs/.
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And I remember once there was a Nicaraguan Sandinista incursion in Honduras and the Nicaraguans denied it.Whit Stillman on the 20th Anniversary of ‘Barcelona’, His New Amazon Series, and the Myth of the Ugly Expat|Michael Weiss|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the consul denied there had been any kind of direct Sandinista pressure to cut off funding for the group.Nicaragua’s President Accused of Sex Abuse by His Stepdaughter|Mac Margolis|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It showed a group of heavily armed Sandinista guerrillas huddled in the jungles of Nicaragua with big grins on their faces.
For example, some of the critical articles said I was personally directing Contra operations [of the anti-Sandinista rebels].
British Dictionary definitions for Sandinista
noun (in Nicaragua)
- one of a left-wing group of revolutionaries who overthrew President Somoza in 1979 and formed a socialist coalition government. The Sandinistas were opposed militarily by the US-backed Contras during the 1980s and were defeated in a general election in 1990
- (as modifier)the Sandinista revolution