- of or relating to secession or secessionists.
Origin of secessionist
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Examples from the Web for secessionist
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
January 5, 2014
That said, the secessionist impulse was and remains a political loser.The GOP’s Racial Handicap
October 28, 2013
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
July 10, 2013
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!
April 30, 2013
His cover was that he was a secessionist courier from Baltimore.Second ‘Underwear Bomber,’ Kim Philby, and Other Notorious Double Agents
The Daily Beast
May 10, 2012
"All that is easily provided for," replied the Secessionist.Among the Pines
James R. Gilmore
I am, I hope, too good a patriot to be a secessionist, much less a rebel.Left on Labrador
Charles Asbury Stephens
He has been the most active Secessionist in Adair County, and the most desperate one.A Lieutenant at Eighteen
I was sitting in his head-quarters when a St. Louis Secessionist entered.The Secret Service.
Albert D. Richardson
A Secessionist had fled from his home, leaving his flocks and herds behind.The Boys of '61
Charles Carleton Coffin.
Word Origin and History for secessionist
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