Related formssep·a·ra·tism, nounan·ti·sep·a·ra·tist, noun
Examples from the Web for separatist
We have Matthew Rhys from The Americans as a Welsh separatist.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A ceasefire was in effect, but the Ukrainian army was still fighting with pro-Russian separatist forces in the east.
The Catalan separatist movement has been growing in recent years, as demonstrated each September with a march on Barcelona.
Meanwhile, as if to keep the paperwork straight, the separatist government in Donetsk has formally introduced the death penalty.A Torture Survivor on Ukraine's Tortured Ceasefire|Anna Nemtsova|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last week separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko claimed that Russian soldiers were volunteers on vacation.
I asked, curious to discover the secret of the Separatist indifference to everything outside.Solomon|Constance Fenimore Woolson
In many states, especially those to the south of the Main, the separatist tradition is still very strong.The Governments of Europe|Frederic Austin Ogg
Tone then was not merely a Republican and a Separatist but a Democrat prepared for a democratic and revolutionary policy.The Evolution of Sinn Fein|Robert Mitchell Henry
The separatist forces which produced the cataclysm of 1861 sank irresistibly into the background.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
But no one in Ireland in 1912 thought of a separatist rebellion.John Redmond's Last Years|Stephen Gwynn
British Dictionary definitions for separatist (1 of 2)
- a person who advocates or practises secession from an organization or group
- (as modifier)a separatist movement