/ (ˈspɑːtəsɪst) /
a member of a group of German radical socialists formed in 1916 and in 1919 becoming the German Communist Party, led by Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg
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Word Origin for Spartacist
C20: from the pen name Spartacus adopted by Karl Liebknecht
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Example sentences from the Web for spartacist
The handsomest and most intelligent man I've met in Germany was a Spartacist, a film actor by profession.
How many combinations does that give in which to find the perfect expression of a Spartacist commandant of a Hohenzollern castle.