[ si-sesh-uh-nist ]
/ sɪˈsɛʃ ə nɪst /


a person who secedes, advocates secession, or claims secession as a constitutional right.


of or relating to secession or secessionists.

Words nearby secessionist

Origin of secessionist

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; secession + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM secessionist

se·ces·sion·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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