OTHER WORDS FROM secessionistse·ces·sion·ism, noun
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They misrepresented my speeches and branded me a secessionist.Bulldozers Have Razed My Home, and Broken the Back of India’s Muslims. Does the World Care?|Afreen Fatima|July 5, 2022|Time
In the tweet, Buhari seemed to threaten violent retaliation against a southeastern secessionist group’s alleged recent attacks on government facilities and personnel.Nigeria’s Twitter ban could have a long-term economic cost|Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz|June 7, 2021|Quartz
Buhari, who was the country’s Head of State in the 1980s and served in the army against secessionists, said young Nigerians in the country’s southeastern part were too young to remember the horrible events that occurred during the war.Nigeria suspends Twitter operations, says platform ‘undermines its corporate existence’|Tage Kene-Okafor|June 4, 2021|TechCrunch
Russia has been supporting the secessionists movements in Donetsk and Luhansk, where 14,000-plus people have died in the fighting to date.What Happens Next in the Rising Violence Between Ukraine and Russia|Ian Bremmer|April 10, 2021|Time
Better for Russia to annex Venice, Catalonia or Alaska (all of which have well-publicized if improbable secessionist movements).Just Joking? Bugged Russian Ambassadors Want to Annex Alaska and Miami|Anna Nemtsova|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the flames of separatism in Punjab seemed to be simmering, the secessionist strife in Kashmir was just peaking.Farewell to Manmohan Singh, India’s Puppet Prime Minister|Kapil Komireddi|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That said, the secessionist impulse was and remains a political loser.The GOP’s Racial Handicap|Lloyd Green|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Earlier, Hunter had been a leader in the League of the South, a secessionist organization.Like Father, Like Son: Ron Paul Passes the Neo-Confederate Baton to Rand|James Kirchick|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In fact, there are serious reasons why the North itself should take the lead in a secessionist movement.Memo to the South: Go Ahead, Secede Already!|Lee Siegel|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I am, I hope, too good a patriot to be a secessionist, much less a rebel.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
The federal system established in 1789 had to fight the secessionist efforts of the confederated slave-holding states.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
But every member of this church, he added, must be loyal, and therefore no secessionist could join.
A Douglas Democrat, a Douglas elector, and a strong secessionist, who had deserted to the enemy.
Houston and Pryor (see Brewer, pp. 324, 326) were neither Union nor secessionist, but constitutional.